Italian Peasant Bread

Elaine Douglas


Surprisingly good considering there is no kneading. Definitely worth doing.


★★★★★ 1 vote

1 loaf
1 Hr 15 Min
25 Min


How to Make Italian Peasant Bread


  1. Ingredients
    2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
    2 cups water (lukewarm, 105 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit)
    3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 cup whole wheat flour
    1 teaspoon sugar
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    2 tablespoons butter, melted
  2. Directions
    1. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water. Blend in rest of ingredients except butter.
    2. Shape into one large round loaf. Place on a greased cooking sheet and let rise until doubled (about 1 hour). Brush with melted butter.
    3. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 25 minutes, or until it sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.

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About Italian Peasant Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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