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Bread in a Bag


  • 3 cups plain flour
  • 3 TBSP white sugar
  • 1 x 7g package rapid rise yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3 TBSP milk
  • 3 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt


  • In a large resealable freezer bag, combine 1 cup of flour, sugar, yeast and warm water.
  • Squeeze most of the air out of the bag, and seal.
  • Squish with your hands until the well blended.
  • Set aside to rest for 10 minutes at room temperature, or until bubbles appear.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together 1 cup of flour, dry milk, oil and salt.
  • Pour into the resealable bag and squeeze out most of the air.
  • Seal, and squish until well blended.
  • Add the last cup of flour to the bag, and continue mixing in the same manner until well blended.
  • Remove the dough from the bag, and place on a floured surface. Knead for 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Form into a small loaf, and place in a greased 8x4 inch loaf pan.
  • Cover with a towel, and allow to rise for about 30 minutes, or until your finger leaves an impression when you poke the top of the loaf gently.
  • Preheat the oven to 190C.
  • Bake the bread for 35 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown.


Adapted from All Recipes