Baking Bread - Ingredients

The basic ingredients for bread are there to produce a loaf or roll with a good texture and taste.  There are many ways of  mixing and baking bread and once the ideas of how that can happen are understood, baking becomes an easy task.

Flour - the basic ingredient of bread making.

Yeast - the leavening agent in most breads.

Water - The liquid medium used to make the dough.

Oil or fat - used to improve the quality and shelf life of the bread.

Salt and sugar - improvers.

Flour Types - By main producing nations



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