There is almost nothing better than fresh baked bread, but it can be so time consuming to make. This Instant Pot Bread recipe is perfect for those who want fresh and delicious bread without the mass amount of time spent to make it.
There are so many things that a beautiful loaf of fresh baked bread can be paired with. Whether you are making soup, sandwiches or even just enjoying it with a little dab of butter, bread is a great accompaniment. While making bread is usually quite time consuming, requiring several different kitchen tools, this Instant pot bread is a life saver.
When it comes to delicious fresh baked bread, this recipe is sure to provide you with a delicious flavor and perfect texture. Your family is going to be in awe of your efforts, and you will be enjoying delicious food in what seems like no time.
How to Make Instant Pot Bread
While bread is usually extremely time consuming to make, this recipe is quick, easy and delicious. All you need is a few simple ingredients and a little bit of time.
- To get started, line and grease a 6-8” cake pan. You will want to ensure that this pan fits easily inside your Instant Pot.
- Place the trivet inside your instant pot, adding in 1 cup of warm water.
- In a large cowl, combine the water, yeast, salt and sugar.
- Allow the yeast to proof for approximately 3 minutes before you add the flour.
- Gently add in the flour and keep in mind that this recipe doesn’t require any kneading. Just mix the dough by hand until no dry patches are left.
- Fold the prepared dough out into the cake pan in the Instant Pot and place the lid on top. You don’t need to secure the lid.
- Using the “Keep warm” setting on the IP, allow the dough to rise for 2 hours. If you are looking for a speedier rise, select the yogurt setting and allow to rise for 45 minutes with the lid on.
- After the dough has doubled in size, you can either refrigerate it, or continue baking.
- Loosely cover the pan with aluminium foil and secure the lid and select the manual setting, baking for 45 minutes.
- Perform a natural release.
- If desired, you can toast the loaf of bread under the broiler of your oven for a few minuets to achieve a browner exterior.
What Pairs Well with Fresh Baked Instant Pot Bread?
Fresh bread is easily enjoyed on its own. The soft, warm texture makes it difficult to resist eating it all in one sitting, but if you want to enjoy it alongside something else, there are several foods that pair well with this fresh baked instant pot bread.
- French Toast
Instant Pot Bread
without the mass amount of time spent to make it.
- 1 cup warm water
- 1 1/4 teaspoons yeast
- 1/2 Tablespoon sugar
- 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
- pinch of salt
- Line and grease a 6-8" cake pan that can fit easily inside your instant pot.
- Place the trivet in your Instant Pot and add 1 cup water.
- In a large bowl, combine the water, yeast, salt and sugar. Let the yeast proof for about 3 minutes, then start adding in the flour.
- This is a no-knead recipe, so just mix the dough by hand until no dry patches appear.
- Fold the dough out into the prepared cake pan.
- Place the cake pan in the IP and place the lid on top (do not need to secure).
- Select the "keep warm setting" and let the dough rise for 2 hours. For a speedier rise, select the yogurt setting and allow to rise for 45 minutes with the lid on.
- After the dough has doubled, you can refrigerate or continue baking.
- Loosely cover the bread pan with aluminium foil and secure the Instant Pot lid. Select manual (or pressure cook for newer models) for 45 minutes.
- When timer is up, allow for a full natural release for 15 minutes. Manually release any remaining pressure after that.
- If desired, toast the bread under the broiler of your oven for 5 minutes to achieve a nice browned look.
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