Quick Bread
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Breville Test Kitchen

Quick Bread

The Bakery Chef™ does some nifty kneading, then it’s a warm spot for a bit of a rise. A simple shape and off to the oven it goes. Crunchy golden crust, soft warm interior and free from any nasties. Plus that smell…it's pure therapy for the soul.
the Bakery Chef™
the Bakery Chef™ Product Details

the Bakery Chef™

2 hrs 10 mins total time

20 mins active time


Makes 1 loaf



  • active dried yeast icon
    2 tsp active dried yeast
  • superfine sugar icon
    1 tbsp superfine sugar
  • olive oil icon
    2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt icon
    1 tsp salt
  • water icon
    1½ cups (12 fl oz) water
  • bread flour icon
    4 cups (1⅓ lb) bread flour
  • dried milk powder icon
    1 tbsp dried milk powder


  • 1Place the yeast, sugar, oil, salt and water in a large bowl and stir well to combine.
  • 2Assemble the mixer using the glass mixing bowl and dough hook. Add the flour and milk powder to the bowl. Turn the mixer to FOLDING/ KNEADING setting. Add the yeast mixture and knead for 5 minutes, or until smooth and elastic.
  • 3Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl. Cover and rest in a warm place for 40 minutes, or until dough has doubled in size.
  • 4Turn the dough onto a floured countertop and knead until smooth. Shape into a tight ball. Place the dough on a lightly oiled baking sheet. Cover with a clean dish towel and rest in a warm place for 30 minutes, or until doubled in size.
  • 5Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  • 6Once the dough has doubled in size, cut two shallow slits in the top of the dough with a sharp knife.
  • 7Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown and sounding hollow when tapped on the top.
  • 8Serve the bread warm or at room temperature.
Side dish/Accompaniment
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