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Alton Brown's Very Basic Bread

Last Modified: 02/16/08
First Published: 12/16/07
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Basic bread such as this recipe is very affordable to make and doesn't call for any unusual or hard-to-find ingredients. Almost all the calories in this bread comes from the flour.

 

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Servings: 16
Total Cost: $1.25
Cost Per Serving: $0.08
Total Calories: 2,083
Calories/Serving: 130
IngredientVolumeMassCostCalorie
Flour, Bread * 1.00 Pound $0.44 1,863
Yeast, Instant, Fast Rising 1 Teaspoon 8.00 Grams $0.29 0
Honey 2 Teaspoons 14.00 Grams $0.13 40
Water 10 Fl Ounces 283.75 Grams $0.00 0
Salt, Kosher 2 Teaspoons 9.60 Grams $0.02 0
Yeast, Instant, Fast Rising 1 Teaspoon 8.00 Grams $0.29 0
Vegetable Oil 1 Tablespoon 14.00 Grams $0.03 120
Corn Meal, Yellow 2 Teaspoons 6.67 Grams $0.01 24
Corn Starch 1 Tablespoon 10.00 Grams $0.04 35
1 pound bread flour, plus extra for shaping
1 teaspoon instant rapid rise yeast
2 teaspoons honey
10 ounces bottled or filtered water
2 teaspoons kosher salt
2 quarts hot water
Vegetable oil, for greasing the rising container
2 tablespoons cornmeal
1/3 cup water
1 tablespoon cornstarch
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