Easy Overnight Bread

Easy Overnight Bread


This bread is so easy to make. Anyone can do it. Just mix ingredients and let sit overnight. Bake the next day for a crusty bread with it soft and chewy inside.

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Easy Overnight Bread

This bread is super easy to make. No kneading. Just mix and let sit overnight
Prep Time12 hrs
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: French
Keyword: baking, breads
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 139kcal


  • dutch oven


  • 3 cups All Purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp yeast
  • 1.5 cups Warm water


  • In a large bowl, stir in the flour, salt, yeast and water until combined. Cover with plastic wrap. Let sit at room temperature for 8-24 hours
  • Turn dough out onto a well-floured 12" square parchment paper and form a ball
  • Rest for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, place Dutch oven into the oven and preheat to 450 degrees
  • Use a sharp or serrated knife to cut  an "X" on top of the bread. Transfer to baking dish by lifting the corners of the parchment paper and cover
  • Bake covered 30 minutes. Uncover and bake about 15 more minutes until quite golden brown
  • Cool before slicing


If you don’t have a dutch oven use a pot with high walls and a lid

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AboutNichole Kelly

Hi, I'm Nichole Kelly. I am a super busy mom of 2 boys (one that plays rep baseball), a coaches wife, with a full time job in Marketing and I go to school in my "free time".

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