Quick Yeast Bread

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Put 4 cups of the flour, yeast, sugar and salt into large bowl.
  • Pour in hot water and oil and mix until combined- it will be sticky.
  • Add the remaining flour in increments until dough is no longer sticky.
  • Knead for about 5 minutes until dough is elastic and smooth.
  • Place dough back into bowl and cover with a damp teatowel and let it rise until double its size- about 1/2 hour.
  • Punch it down and divide dough into two pieces.
  • Roll pieces long enough to fill two well oiled loaf pans and leave to rise until dough has reached the rim of the pan.
  • Bake at 400F for 40 minutes.
  • Rub hot breads with water and wrap in a teatowel to'sweat' to soften the crust.