Hang on to your hats folks! You see this loaf of bread? This is the easiest loaf of bread EVER! I know that’s a bold statement but I truly feel that anyone can make this crusty no knead bread. Yeast fearing? Fear no more. Not a fan of making bread because you don’t like kneading? This is the loaf for you. This no knead bread is merely a matter of mixing together 4 simple ingredients and giving it a stir. Yep. That’s it. Bread is born. Just sit back, relax and let the yeast do it’s thing. You’ll let it hang out for 12-18 hours and that’s that. Pop that baby in the oven and shortly after, the most beautiful loaf of bread you’ve ever seen will emerge from your oven.
This bread is a completely blank slate and will be incredible no matter how you choose to enjoy it. This is my go-to every day bread. A plain loaf will be soft, tender inside while being crisp and golden outside. Wonderful all on its own. Feeling a little adventurous? You could make my latest version. I added fragrant rosemary, bright lemon and nutty Gruyere cheese. Cheese and herbs are my favorite things to add another level of flavor to bread while the lemon zest adds a light spring flavor.
If your sweet tooth has a hold on you, add cinnamon and raisins or almonds, cranberries and a touch of orange zest. Roasted garlic and thyme would be another incredible variation. Really, whatever flavors strike your fancy will be fantastic! Get creative or just enjoy this easy to make no knead bread on its own. Either way, this is about to become your go-to bread recipe too! You can read more about this No Knead Artisan Bread Recipe over on Food Fanatic today.
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