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How Do I Make Easy White Bread With No Yeast?

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Susan Peterson is the author of five books, including "Western Herbs for Martial Artists and Contact Athletes" and "Clare: A Novel." She holds a Ph.D. in text theory from the University of Texas at Arlington and is an avid cook and gardener.
How Do I Make Easy White Bread With No Yeast?
Irish soda bread on a cutting board. Photo Credit: bhofack2/iStock/Getty Images

Bread made without yeast is called quick bread or soda bread. In regular yeast bread, the small air holes that create lightness and texture are the result of the gases released by the yeast. In quick bread, the air holes are made by a chemical reaction of baking soda and an acidic ingredient, usually buttermilk, sour cream or vinegar. The most common white quick bread is Irish soda bread. It is a quick and easy way to put a loaf of bread on the table.

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Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Step 2

Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in one bowl.

Step 3

Beat the eggs in a second bowl, and add the milk and vinegar to the eggs. Beat until combined.

Step 4

Add the egg mixture to the flour mixture. Stir just until combined.

Step 5

Grease the loaf pan with butter, and pour the batter into the loaf pan. Bake for one hour.

Step 6

Remove the pan from the oven. Remove the bread from the pan, and cool it on a cooling rack.

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