Easy Portuguese Homemade Bread

Easy Portuguese Homemade Bread

Want to make traditional Portuguese homemade bread with just 4 ingredients? Portuguese bread is popular throughout the world and a staple in many cultures. This easy Portuguese homemade bread recipe is perfect for sandwiches or dipping in soup.

Great bread should be made with simple ingredients and that is just how this homemade Portuguese is made of, flour, water, salt, and yeast…That’s it…Simple 4 ingredient Bread Recipe from Portugal.

Ingredients:

  • 500 grams flour
  • 10 grams salt
  • 325 grams water
  • 10 grams fresh yeast (or 3 grams dry yeast)

Preparation:

  1. Add all the ingredients into a mixing bowl with the hook attachment.
  2. Mix the dough on low speed for 3 minutes, then increase the speed and mix for 4 minutes or until the dough is fully developed.
  3. Grease a bowl about 3 time larger than dough and place the dough into it. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to ferment for 2 hours.
  4. Transfer the dough onto a floured work surface and divide into two portions. Slighty round each dough pieces and cover with plastic for 20 minutes.
  5. You can round the dough pieces into a boule or shape into an oval.
  6. Place the formed on a lined baking tray with parachment paper.
  7. Cover with plastic and allow to proof for about 60 minutes or until it doubles in size.
  8. Pre-heat the oven to 200°C (390°F) about 20 minutes prior to the dough being fully proofed.
  9. Once dough is proofed, score the top with a knife and place into the oven and bake for about 25-30 minutes or until golden brown in color.
  10. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  11. Enjoy!
Portuguese homemade bread

Portuguese homemade bread

Great bread should be made with simple ingredients and that is just how this homemade Portuguese is made of, flour, water, salt, and yeast…That’s it…Simple 4 ingredient Bread Recipe from Portugal.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Resting and Proofing 3 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs
Course Bread
Cuisine Portuguese
Servings 2 loaves
Calories 350 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 500 grams flour
  • 10 grams salt
  • 325 grams water
  • 10 grams fresh yeast or 3 grams dry yeast

Instructions
 

  • Add all the ingredients into a mixing bowl with the hook attachment.
  • Mix the dough on low speed for 3 minutes, then increase the speed and mix for 4 minutes or until the dough is fully developed.
  • Grease a bowl about 3 time larger than dough and place the dough into it. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to ferment for 2 hours.
  • Transfer the dough onto a floured work surface and divide into two portions. Slighty round each dough pieces and cover with plastic for 20 minutes.
  • You can round the dough pieces into a boule or shape into an oval.
  • Place the formed on a lined baking tray with parachment paper.
  • Cover with plastic and allow to proof for about 60 minutes or until it doubles in size.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 200°C (390°F) about 20 minutes prior to the dough being fully proofed.
  • Once dough is proofed, score the top with a knife and place into the oven and bake for about 25-30 minutes or until golden brown in color.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
  • Enjoy!
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