Feel like baking? Here are 7 tasty bread recipes to make during the national lockdown

Health bread. (Photo: YOU)
Health bread. (Photo: YOU)

We’ve got bread recipes for days!

During the South African lockdown, more people are resorting to watching Netflix, doing home workouts, catching up on books they haven’t read and baking – especially various bread loaves.

And why wouldn’t you bake a loaf? It’s easy to make and simply delicious.

From mealie bread, braided pesto bread to roasted garlic butter loaf, we’ve put together a list of 7 of our favourite bread recipes. 

1. No-knead Cape seed loaf

Bread making always seems a tough cookie to crack. A knead-less to say, baking this loaf is easier than it seems.

No-knead Cape seed loaf

2. Health bread

This health wholegrain bread is packed with goodness: it contains plenty of fibre – which promotes digestion – minerals and B vitamins, starch, protein and good fats.

Health bread

3. Olive and feta focaccia

This beautiful flat loaf is always a crowd favourite.

Olive and Feta Focaccia

4. Polenta loaf

Polenta is widely used in Italian cooking. Here it’s combined with sunflower seeds to make a soft, airy bread that’s great served in summer with light meals.

Polenta loaf

5. Roasted garlic butter loaf

Buying a really good artisanal ciabatta loaf is one of the key aspects to the success of this simple recipe. Your end results will only be as good as the bread you start with.

Roasted garlic butter loaf

6. Marianne's mealie bread

To make this bread in a cast-iron skillet, preheat the skillet in the oven for about 20 minutes to give your bread a golden crust.

Mielie bread

7. Braided pesto bread

This pesto bread recipe is easy to make and full of flavour.

Braided pesto bread

Send us a picture of your baked bread on our social media pages. Happy baking!





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