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Bread in a Bag

Bread in a bag is perfect for those little busy bees who are dying to get in the kitchen and help mama with some baking. Have them do all the work and see the excitement on their faces when they take the first bite of the delicious treat they made!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Rise Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Servings 1 Loaf


  • Loaf Pans links available below
  • Resealable Gallon Bags links available below


  • 3 C. Flour All Purpose
  • 3 tbsp. Sugar
  • 2 ¼ tsp. Yeast one package
  • 1 C. Warm Water 105-110 degrees
  • 3 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 ½ tsp. Salt


  • In a resealable bag, place 1 cup of flour, sugar and yeast and mix. Add water.
  • Squeeze air out, seal and let the kids SQUISH! Make sure it is well combined.
  • Rest closed bag for 10 minutes to activate yeast. Bubbles will form if yeast is live, if no bubbles form yeast is dead.
  • Add 1 cup flour, oil and salt. Again, let those babies SQUISH!
  • Once well combined, add last cup of flour and do let the do the final mixing.
  • Make sure everything is well combined. Remove from bag on to lightly floured surface and knead for 5-10 minutes. Bread should be smooth when done.
  • If using a regular loaf pan put all dough inside. If using mini pans divide in half and place in pans.
  • Cover and rest for 30 minutes. Dough should double in size.
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes for full size or 15-20 for minis. It is finished when top is golden.
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