Basic Bread Dough


400g flour – 3 cups

¾ tsp salt

40g butter, melted.

260ml warm milk

12g dried yeast

1 tbsp. sugar (castor sugar best)



1. In a bowl, add warm milk, melted butter, sugar and yeast. Mix until yeast dissolves.

2. In a separate bowl, sift flour and add the salt. 

3. Mix two bowls together until combined.

4. On a floured surface knead the dough until smooth and elastic -usually around 10 mins.

5. Place the dough in an oiled bowl, cover with a damp towel and allow to rise in a warm location.

6. Preheat oven to 190°C.

7. When dough has doubled in size (usually after 1 hour), punch down and use as recipe require.