Don’t know where to start when it comes to making milk bread? Do you only have all-purpose flour? Scared you’re going to fail? Fear not!! This is the bread recipe you’ve been looking for! I will show you how to make milk bread step by step! Let’s do this!!

As Soft as clouds and white as snow, this  milk bread is the tenderest loaf for everday that we want to bake right now.

The precision required in this recipe  is an the best excuse to have a scale, however if you still wanna  measure out by volume, make sure to spoon the flour into the measuring cups and level off all ingredients because accuracy is a thing  here.

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Ingredients :

  • 3 cups all purpose flour (plus extra cup flour for kneading the dough )
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp yeast
  • 125 ml warm water
  • 125 ml milk
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 60 ml melted butter

Milk Bread Method

In a small jug add 1 tbsp flour, 1 tbsp sugar, yeast and 125ml warm water, cover and leave on a warm place for 10 minutes until foamy

In a mixing bowl mix together flour , salt and the remaining sugar

Add in the yeast mixture, milk , egg , and melted butter. Mix together to form a dough

In a clean work surface, sprinkle some flour and place the dough, knead adding more flour
Knead for a good 10 minutes until all the flour is finished and you have a soft pliable dough

Rub a clean bowl with oil and place the dough in
Cover and leave to rise on a warm place for an hour

Preheat oven to 180 degrees (NB ovens are different and weather temperatures also depends on which city you are in as they also affect the temperature of the oven so better use between 160-180 degrees)

Butter a loaf pan

Once dough has doubled in size, knock it down and place on a floured work surface , knead and shape into a sausage

Cut the dough into equal pieces. Place the pieces very closely to each other into a prepared loaf tin. Cover and leave to rise for 15-20 minutes.

Brush with whisked egg. Bake the bread for 30 minutes or until baked through

now you know the milk bread recipe.


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