Bread in a Bag



  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
    3 tablespoons powdered milk
    3 tablespoons sugar
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 tablespoon rapid rise yeast
    3 tablespoons vegetable oil
    1 cup warm water (120 to 130 degrees F)
    Extra flour as needed for kneading
  • Mix together flour, whole wheat flour, yeast, sugar, salt and powdered milk in a one gallon resealable freezer bag. Remove air from the bag by squeezing the upper part of the bag. Bread-in-a-Bag-Step-3


Shake the bag and “knead” the bag with your fingers to mix the ingredients.
Add vegetable oil and warm water to the dry ingredients then reseal the bag.

Knead the bag with your fingers to mix the ingredients. The should be completely mixed and the dough should pull away from the bag. Remove the dough from the bag and knead it on a floured board until smooth. This should take about 5 minutes.

Put the dough back in the bag and let rest 10 minutes. Add the dough to a greased 8 x 4-inch loaf pan that’s been greased. You can also spray the loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray. Cover the pan with plastic wrap and let rise until doubledPreheat oven to 350 °F (177 °C). Put the loaf of bread in the oven and bake until golden. This should take about 30 minutes. Test the bread to see if it’s fully baked by inserting an instant read thermometer into the loaf bottom. The bread should read 200 °F (93 °C) when completely baked. Remove the baked bread from the loaf pan and let cool on a wire rack. You can also place the bread on a clean dish towel.

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