Bread in a Bag

Jan 7, 2022, 5:30:00 AM

Everyone loves homemade bread! This easy and fun way to make bread will get the littles involved and interested in food preparation. Let them throw all the ingredients into a bag, mix, knead, and enjoy!


3 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 cup sugar

1 .25 package of active dry yeast

1 cup of warm water

3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

2 tsp salt

cooking spray for loaf pan


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and spray loaf pan with cooking spray.
  2. In a resealable plastic bag, place 1 cup flour, sugar, and yeast. MIx together.
  3. Add 1 cup of warm water. Seal and squish bag to mix, then let sit for 10 mins for yeast to activate.
  4. Add 1 cup of flour, oil, and salt to the bag. Seal bag and squish again to mix.
  5. Add remaining cup of flour and mix until combined. Dough should come together and make a ball. Add a few more tbsp. of flour if dough is too moist.
  6. Remove from bag and knead dough for 5- 10 minutes until smooth.
  7. Place dough in loaf pan. Cover with a damp kitchen towel and let raise in a warm place for 30-40 minutes until doubled in size.
  8. Brush top of dough with butter or olive oil and bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Eat warm and enjoy with butter, jam, or honey.