Here is a simple recipe for basic bread:
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 packet of instant yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons)
- 1 1/2 cups warm water
- In a large bowl, mix together the flour, salt, sugar, and yeast.
- Add the warm water and mix until a sticky dough forms.
- Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead for 10 minutes.
- Place the dough into a greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and let it rise in a warm place for 1 hour.
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
- Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and shape it into a round loaf.
- Place the loaf on a baking sheet and bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the loaf is golden brown.
- Let the bread cool before slicing and serving.
Enjoy your fresh homemade bread!