Rustic Artisan Bread Baking

Rustic Artisan Bread Baking

Rustic Artisan Bread Baking is an art that has been passed down through generations. The delightful aroma of freshly baked bread wafting through the kitchen is a memory many cherish from their childhood. In this recipe, we will take you on a journey to create your own masterpiece of rustic artisan bread, right in your own home.


  • 3 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 1/2 cups of warm water
  • 2 teaspoons of active dry yeast


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the warm water and yeast. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes until it becomes frothy.
  2. Add the flour and salt to the yeast mixture and stir until a dough forms.
  3. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth and let the dough rise for 1-2 hours, or until it has doubled in size.
  4. Preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C) and place a Dutch oven inside to heat.
  5. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and shape it into a round loaf. Place it in the hot Dutch oven and cover with the lid.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes with the lid on, then remove the lid and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes until the bread is golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and let it cool on a wire rack before slicing.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1 loaf

Enjoy the satisfaction of creating your very own Rustic Artisan Bread. Its crisp, golden crust and soft, airy interior make it perfect for sandwiches, toast, or simply with a smear of butter. Share it with loved ones and savor the joy of homemade bread.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 120, Fat: 0.5g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 4g

Rustic Artisan Bread Baking is not just about making bread; it’s about creating memories in the kitchen. The process of mixing simple ingredients, waiting for the dough to rise, and finally savoring the warm, freshly baked bread is a tradition that brings comfort and joy. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or a beginner, this recipe will guide you to success. So roll up your sleeves, dust off your apron, and let’s get baking!

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