Couldn't Be Easier Slow Cooker Bread

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
3 hrs

A fluffy, moist wheat and oat bread with a crisp crust. Perfect for baking bread without an oven in the summer.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease a deep metal or glass bowl or 1 lb coffee can (we use a glass 18 cm Pyrex soufflé dish); turn slow-cooker on high to preheat.
  2. Dissolve yeast in water; combine with milk, oats, salt, oil, honey, egg, and wheat germ.
  3. Add flour and knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
  4. Turn dough immediately into bowl or can; cover LOOSELY with foil.
  5. In bottom of slow-cooker, place 1/2 cup of water and a trivet or some crumpled foil.
  6. Place can or bowl on this; cover and bake on High for 3 hours.
  7. Note: sides of bread brown and crisp beautifully, top will slightly brown and be soft to touch.
  8. Yield: 1 medium sized loaf of bread.