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Miracle One Hour White Bread. Homemade bread made in one hour. Quick and easy homemade bread.

Miracle One Hour White Bread is a homemade, made-from-scratch bread recipe made in one hour.

There’s nothing quite like homemade baked bread. I recently discovered that making homemade bread doesn’t have to be a long, time-consuming process. It can actually be easy! You can actually make delicious homemade bread in no time at all. It is a miracle!

I told you about my darling friend, Stephanie’s daughter, Hayley, who is quite the cook like her Mom.  She put together a cookbook of her family recipes and this is one of them. I wondered if you could truly make bread in less than one hour and was convinced after trying this recipe. I love that my kids can even make this bread and use it for their lunches at school.

I am sharing tips and tricks on how you can make homemade bread at home in 60 minutes.  You are going to impress some people big time!

Miracle One Hour White Bread. Homemade bread made in one hour. Quick and easy homemade bread.

Tips for making Miracle One Hour Homemade White Bread:

  1.  Let your YEAST PROOF.  The key is to use very warm water (about 110 degrees). Adding sugar to the yeast helps it proof even faster. Let the yeast proof for at least 5 minutes. Remember to always use fresh yeast. You will know the yeast is working when it starts to form a creamy foam on the surface.
  2. Use BREAD FLOUR. Bread Flour has a higher gluten and protein content so it will create a chewier and allows the bread to rise even higher.
  3. Use a STAND MIXER. This bread recipe is easiest with a stand mixer such as a Bosch mixer. You can find a good deal on a Bosch mixer, by clicking HERE. This is a huge time saver as you knead the bread for 5 minutes in the mixer. It saves you from doing it yourself! If you don’t own a stand mixer, you can knead the bread dough by hand.
  4. Let RISE in a WARM PLACE. This expedites the rising process. If you live in a very cold climate, you can always set the oven to about 200 degrees and let the bread rise for approximately 20 minutes or until double in size. Here are my favorite loaf pans.
  5. BAKE until GOLDEN BROWN. Heat the oven to 350 degrees and bake until golden on the outside. Remove from oven and spread butter over top of loaves to give moisture and shine.

* Once you remove the hot homemade bread from the oven, remove from pans and spread with butter and jam.

Miracle One Hour White Bread. Homemade bread made in one hour. Quick and easy homemade bread.

Miracle One Hour White Bread. Homemade bread made in one hour. Quick and easy homemade bread.

If you are looking for an easy Whole Wheat Bread recipe, click HERE for the recipe.

If you are looking for Quick and Easy French Bread, click HERE for the recipe.

If you are looking for Hayley’s Famous Cinnamon Rolls, click HERE for the recipe.

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Miracle One Hour White Bread

By: Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey
Miracle One Hour Homemade White Bread Recipe is perfect made-from-scratch bread in no time at all.
Prep Time: 35 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 20


  • 2 cups Very Warm Water
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon heaping Instant Yeast
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Oil
  • 4 3/4 - 5 1/4 cups White Bread Flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Salt


  • Place warm water in large mixing bowl. Add yeast and stir. Stir in sugar and let proof (start to form a creamy foam) for 5 minutes.
  • Add oil, flour, and salt. Begin by adding half of the flour. Start to mix using the dough hook. Add remaining flour until dough pulls away from sides of mixing bowl. Using Bosch or Kitchenaid, knead for 5 minutes at medium-high speed. If you don't own a stand mixer, you can knead by hand.
  • Cover the dough in the bowl with a dishtowel. Let rise in a warm place for 25 minutes or until double in size.
  • Tip: If you live in a cold place, you may place in a warm oven. Set oven to 200 degrees, turn off, and then place dough in an ovenproof bowl in the oven and let rise.
  • Place oil on hands and shape into two bread loaves. Spray loaf pans with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until golden.
  • Once bread is done, remove from oven and spread butter all over warm loaves. Let cool for several minutes before removing from pan.
  • Spread butter and jam or honey on warm bread.
  • May freeze bread or eat within 2 days.


Calories: 249kcal, Carbohydrates: 48g, Protein: 8g, Fat: 2g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1g, Trans Fat: 1g, Sodium: 177mg, Potassium: 65mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 1IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 10mg, Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Bread, Breakfast Breads
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20
Calories: 249
Keyword: easy white bread, homemade white bread, quick white bread, white bread
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I hope you love this homemade white bread recipe! Happy Baking, my friends!

Hi, I'm Melissa Stadler!

I am an Award-Winning Recipe Creator. Cover of Food Network Magazine. Two-Time Pillsbury Bake-Off Finalist. I am passionate about sharing the best recipes so you have success in the kitchen!

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  1. Do you need to let it rise again after shaping and putting into pans? My bread didn’t rise and are small loaves. So disappointing.

  2. This was my first time to make bread and this recipe made it so easy!
    Thank you for making this baking adventure so easy and so delicious!

  3. 5 stars
    The perfect quick bread recipe!
    We are snowed in and the kids devoured my store bought loaf of bread yesterday….now they all suddenly love toast and sandwiches so I NEEDED bread quick!
    Super happy with everything about this recipe. I even used all purpose flour because that’s what I had and it’s still amazing (I will try with bread flour in the future).
    Thank you so much for such a quick, easy and delicious recipe!

  4. 5 stars
    I’ve used this recipe many times, for both two loaves and halved for one, and it always comes out great. Today while shaping the loaves I slathered one with melted butter and a cinnamon and brown sugar mixture before rolling and pinching the seam. Same bake time. They both came out BEAUTIFULLY. Thank you for making my family’s day a little sweeter!

  5. 5 stars
    This bread recipe is amazing. I tried it for the first time today and I will be making this bread for years to come. It was fast easy and delicious, what more can you ask for?

  6. 5 stars
    Very easy & very good. I used all purpose unbleached flour, 2 pkg rapid rise yeast, mixed by hand, kneaded in bowl & turned out great.