Simple White Bread Recipe

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Simple White Bread Bread Wheat Rye German

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Simple White Bread Recipe

A delicious recipe for making simple German white bread at home.


  • 400g wheat flour
  • 200g rye flour
  • 420g water
  • 20g olive oil
  • 15g salt
  • 2g yeast


  1. Knead all the ingredients. Cover and let it rest for 12 to 16 hours at room temperature.
  2. Preheat the oven to around 230°C.
  3. Turn the dough onto a floured surface and shape the bread.
  4. For baking without a Dutch Oven: Place the bread in the oven, steam for 20 minutes. Release the steam and bake for an additional 20 to 40 minutes until browned.
  5. For baking with a Dutch Oven: Place the bread in the Dutch Oven, then bake covered for about 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, remove the lid and bake for another 20 minutes.
  6. Afterward: Turn off the oven and let the bread rest in the warm oven for another 30 minutes.