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Bread in a Bag

Easy, kid-friendly recipe for homemade bread
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Rising Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 loaf
Calories: 2041kcal


  • 3 cup flour (divided)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 packet yeast
  • 1 cup water (warm)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup salted butter (melted)


  • Add 1 cup flour, sugar, and yeast to a large ziploc bag. Mix well.
    1/4 cup sugar, 1 packet yeast
  • Add water. Mix. Let sit around 10 minutes until bubbles form.
    1 cup water
  • Add 1 cup flour, salt, and melted butter. Mix well.
    1 tsp salt, 1/4 cup salted butter
  • Add the last cup of flour and mix.
  • Pour dough onto a floured surface and knead. Place in a greased bread pan and let rise around 45 minutes.
  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.