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easy cibatta bread

Recipe by
Joanne Hendriksen

This is A Hearty Healthy and satisfying bread that's very easy to prepare.

yield serving(s)
prep time 2 Hr 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For easy cibatta bread

  • 1 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2-1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1-1/2 c
    warm water
  • 1/4 stick
    unsalted butter
  • top with a small amt. of shredded cheddar cheese

How To Make easy cibatta bread

  • 1
    Empty 1 packet the Dry Yeast into a cup or bowl of warm water with the sugar added. This process is necessary. (only Slightly above room temperature). Stir until dissolved. Set aside.
  • 2
    Mix dry ingredients with salt then add to water stir sparingly until moistened.
  • 3
    Cover in a warm place for 1 hr. Then slightly knead with flour dusted hands and surface area. Divide dough in half. Drizzle oil into baking pan then place dough separately with 2" between loaves.
  • 4
    Top with pieces of butter and allow to rise a 2nd time for 1-1/2 hr.
  • 5
    Sprinkle shredded cheese sparingly on top and bake uncovered for 25 minutes at 400 degrees until golden brown edges. Remove from oven and Serve.