Bread Baking 101 for Beginners
By Elizabeth Yetter, About.com Guide
Before You Start
Before you start baking bread, here are some tips and suggestions you should know that will save you money and prepare you for making your own delicious loaves.
Preparing Bread Dough
Baking your first loaf may seem impossible, at first. Here you will learn the steps necessary for making your first yeast or sourdough bread, and you'll get to see through photographs just how easy baking bread really is.
- How to Knead Bread Dough
- How to Grease Dough Top
- How to Punch Down Dough
- Form a Loaf of Bread
- Prepare Loaf Pan
Reviews of Bread Mixes
Many beginners are very nervous about baking different types of breads, from quick breads to yeast breads. Store bought bread mixes can take the guesswork out of baking your first few loaves of bread.
- Dutch Country Soft Pretzels Mix
- English Cream Tea Scones Mix
- Krusteaz Honey Cornbread
- Gluten-Free Pantry's Favorite Sandwich Bread