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easy and quick pot bread recipe

Pot Bread Recipe

Easy, quick, and delicious pot bread
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course bread
Cuisine South African
Servings 8
Calories 174 kcal


  • 3 cups bread flour
  • tsp salt
  • cups water lukewarm
  • 1 tsp active yeast
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil


  • Mix together the dry ingredients.
  • Add water little by little and knead.
  • Cover the ball of dough and leave in a warm place for 6 - 8 hours to rise to twice its size.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C
  • Work on a surface that you've strewn with flour.
  • Knead down the bread and form into a dough.
  • Brush with oil and place in a large pot. Put on a lid.
  • Bake for about 50 minutes. Lid may be removed for the last 10 minutes to brown the bread on top.


Calories: 174kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 6gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 440mgPotassium: 61mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg
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