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Bread in a Bag

Bread in a Bag

98 Ratings
98 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 12 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This yeast bread recipe is a great way to engage learners both young and old.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour (all-purpose, plus extra for kneading)
  • 1 cup flour (whole wheat)
  • 3 tablespoons milk (powdered)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon yeast (rapid rise)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water (warm, 120 to 130 degrees F)
  • flour (as needed, extra, for kneading)

Directions

1. Combine flour, whole wheat flour, yeast, sugar, salt and powdered milk in a one gallon resealable freezer bag. Squeeze upper part of bag to force out air and seal bag. Shake and work bag with fingers to blend ingredients.

2. Add oil and warm water to dry ingredients. Reseal bag. Mix by working bag with fingers until dough is completely mixed and pulls away from bag.

3. On a floured surface, knead dough 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic, adding flour as needed. Put dough back into bag and let it rest 10 minutes.

4. Shape dough on greased baking sheet or put into a 4 inch x 8 inch greased loaf pan. Cover with a clean cloth or plastic wrap and let rise until doubled in bulk.

5. Preheat oven to 350°F and bake for about 30 minutes or until golden brown. (May take between 25 and 45 minutes to bake).

6. Remove from pan and cool on a wire rack or clean dish towel.

Source:

Montana State University Recipes
Montana State University Extension
Nutrition Education Programs

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/12 of loaf
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 199
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 198 mg
Carbohydrates 36 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 5 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 12
Iron 2
Potassium 60
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 199
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 36 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 3 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 5 g
Minerals
Calcium 12
Potassium 60
Sodium 198 mg
Copper 67
Iron 2
Magnesium 10
Phosphorus 55
Selenium 14
Vitamins
Vitamin A 2 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 145 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.4 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 5 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Grains 2 1/2 ounces

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This was helpful -- and a bit fun. My kids loved shaking and squeezing the bags. I added some chopped fresh basil from my windowsill. And Yum.

08/27/21
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