Dive into the world of baking with a simple yet delicious Big, Soft Italian Loaf Bread recipe that's perfect for beginners.

Embark On A Baking Journey

Discover the joy of homemade bread that pairs beautifully with everything - from hearty meals to a simple slather of butter.

Versatile & Satisfying

All you need is flour, water, olive oil, dry milk, salt, sugar, and yeast. Mix these staples to start your bread-making adventure.

Simple Ingredients, Magical Loaf

Learn the art of kneading to perfection, shaping your dough into a beautiful loaf, and watching it rise to double its size.

Knead, Shape, And Rise

Shape your dough into a large, slightly tapered log for that classic Italian loaf silhouette before its first rise.

Creating The Perfect Shape

Bake at 400°F until golden brown. The aroma of freshly baked bread will fill your home, tempting all who smell it.

Bake To Golden Perfection

Skip the egg wash for a traditional matte crust, or brush with olive oil for an extra soft touch.

Secrets To A Soft Crust

Keep your bread fresh and delightful by following simple storage tips at room temperature or in the freezer.

Storage Tips For Freshness

Enjoy the fruits of your labor with a versatile loaf that's perfect for any meal. Happy baking!

Your Bread, Your Masterpiece