Bread Machine Country White Bread

Bread Machine Country White Bread recipe, loaf of bread with slices of bread and butter in a bowl

The Spruce / Loren Runion

  • Total: 2 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 2 hrs
  • Servings: 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
122 Calories
5g Fat
17g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 122
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 394mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Protein 2g
Calcium 52mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This simple bread machine white bread recipe comes through with a pleasant, chewy texture. It's delicious as toast for breakfast, or use it to make great sandwiches, grilled or not. This white bread loaf doesn't have many air holes or bubbles, but the flavor and texture are wonderful.

You can make this bread on a rapid, or quick cycle, but it could also be made on the regular cycle with a little less yeast (about 2 teaspoons).

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water (lukewarm)
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup bread flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons bread machine yeast (rapid or instant)
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Bread Machine Country White Bread ingredients, water, flour, yeast, baking soda, olive oil, sugar salt

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  2. Add all of the ingredients to your bread machine pan in the order recommended by your bread machine manufacturer. Set to the quick or rapid setting and medium crust. Push start.

    flour, yeast, baking soda, salt, water mixture in a bread machine basket

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  3. Once ready, turn the bread out onto a rack to cool.

    Bread Machine Country White Bread, loaf of white bread with slices of bread, bowl of butter

    The Spruce / Loren Runion

Tip

  • When your bread machine has been kneading for a few minutes, check the dough. If it seems too stiff, add a little bit of water and continue checking until it seems soft enough. If too wet, add more flour in small amounts until it seems to be soft yet not sticky.