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Homemade No-Knead Slow Cooker Bread

Fresh bread bakes in a slow cooker for a 5-ingredient recipe the whole family will love. Toast up slices for breakfast or sandwiches for lunch or dinner.

Serves 6
Ready in 130 mins
Prep time 10 mins
Cooking time 120 mins
330 calories per serving


> 2 1/4 tsp (1 envelope) instant yeast
> 3 1/2 cups bread flour
> 2 tsp salt
> 1 1/2 cups warm water
> 2 tbsp olive oil


In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the yeast, flour, and salt. Stir in the water until incorporated. Gather the dough into a rough ball. Cover bowl with plastic and let rise in warm spot 8–12 hours, until almost doubled in volume.
Line a 6- to 7-qt slow cooker bowl with parchment. Shape and smooth dough into round or oval loaf, depending on shape of slow cooker bowl. Transfer dough to slow cooker. Place 2 large paper towel sheets on top and hold in place with lid. Cook on high 2 hours, until thermometer inserted into center of bread reaches 190°F.
Arrange top oven rack in middle position in oven. Preheat broiler on high. Remove bread from slow cooker using parchment. Place bread on a baking sheet, discarding parchment. Brush top all over with the oil. Broil 2–4 min., until golden brown.

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