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Homemade Yeast-Free Bread Recipe

Making homemade bread is a satisfying achievement. Baking fresh bread fills your house with a fabulous aroma of baking! This yeast-free bread recipe is adapted from Jamie Oliver’s website and is ideal for those who are on yeast-free diets.


  • 250 g spelt or whole grain flour
  • 100 g plain flour
  • 50 g oats, chopped in a food processor
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 tsp sugar (optional)
  • Pinch of Himalayan salt
  • 1 large free-range egg
  • 300 ml buttermilk


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the spelt or whole grain flour, plain flour, chopped oats, bicarbonate of soda, sugar (if using), and salt.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg and buttermilk until smooth.
  4. Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients and stir with a fork until it starts to come together. Use your hands to bring the dough together.
  5. Shape the dough into a ball and place it onto a lightly floured baking tray. Flatten it slightly with your hands.
  6. Score a cross into the top of the bread with a knife.
  7. Bake in the center of the oven for 50 minutes, until golden brown on top and hollow when tapped underneath.
  8. Turn the bread out onto a wire rack to cool.

Health Benefits

The bread is nutrient-rich and high in fiber, making it a healthy alternative for those on yeast-free diets.


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