How to Bake Yeast Bread in a Crockpot


Baking bread without heating up a big oven or using a bread machine can be done in a crock pot. It is convenient to bake this way, and does uses a fraction of the energy a big oven.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 pound frozen dough
  • A large, oblong crock pot or slow cooker
  • Bread loaf pan
  • Oil or butter

Baking Bread in the Crock Pot

  • Take the bread dough out of the wrapper.

  • Grease the bread loaf pan well butter or oil.

  • Put the loaf pan in the crockpot, cover, and set it to low.

  • Turn the crock pot to high once the bread has started to raise.

  • Bake until it is brown.

  • Remove from the crock pot and loaf pan, and cool on a wire rack. It will not develop the deep brown that oven baked bread does, but it will still be done when the bottom of the loaf pan makes a hollow sound when thumped with your finger.

  • Remove the bread when it is browned and put on rack to cool. (It will not be the deep brown of oven baked bread.)

Tips & Warnings

  • Make sure you use enough oil in the pan so it does not stick to the sides and bottom of the pan.
  • Make sure the lid fits tightly over the bread, and the crock pot is high enough so the bread does not rise to the top of the crock pot.

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