How To Make Fluffy Milk Bread Using A Pot

Making the fluffy milk bread using a pot can be so simple yet tricky if some details are not given proper attention. The amazing things about the Fluffy milk bread recipe is that it’s easy to make and you don’t need to worry about not having mixers or any of that.

In this post, I will be showing you how I baked using both a pot and an oven. Some people find it challenging baking either because they do not have an oven, or stand mixer and all that. Worry no more!!

Let me take you on a step by step process on how to make this delicious Fluffy milk bread. You can watch the video here for better understanding on making fluffy milk bread using a pot. 

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Ingredients For Fluffy milk bread Recipe

For the yeast mixture 

  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 Tbs sugar 
  • 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast

For the bread Dough

  • 3 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 Tbs sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 cup melted salted butter plus 1 Tbs unmelted salted butter   

Fluffy milk bread Recipe Procedure:

 Into the cup of a warm milk, add in sugar and stir then add in the active dry yeast. Stir and keep aside for 5 minutes to activate. The mixture should form foams and increase in volume. This is a sign that the yeast is active.

In another bowl, add in all dry ingredients and stir to fully combined.

Add in the egg, and the yeast mixture and mix using a spatula until  everything combines.

Fluffy Milk Bread Recipe

Turn the dough over to a work surface and knead. This should be much more easier and less time consuming if you use a stand mixer but if you do not have one, just go ahead and knead with your hands.

Fluffy milk bread Using A Pot

This kneading process should take about 20 – 30 minutes until dough becomes stretchy.

Cover the dough with a dry towel and keep in a warm place to proof for 1 hour.

You will notice that the dough  doubled its size after an hour. 

Punch the dough downwards and turn it over to the work surface again. Using a rolling stick , roll out the dough taking off some of those air bubbles.

Fluffy milk bread Using A Pot

Using a pizza cutter, cut out the dough into different sizes, roll them up like fish rolls and place into the baking pan. I recommend you watch the video Here for better understanding. 

Fluffy milk bread Using A Pot

Keep the dough again for another 30 minutes to proof in a warm place. While this is going on, preheat the oven at 160 degrees Celsius.

Fluffy milk bread Using A Pot

Glaze the dough with egg wash and bake for 20 minutes at 160 degrees Celsius in the oven

Fluffy milk bread Using A Pot Method

You should use white sand because it distributes and retains heat more. You can also use stones in place of sand. You can see how I did that Here.

Fluffy Milk Bread Recipe

Place some white sand in a pot, cover it up and let it heat for 10 minutes on medium heat.  Place the bread dough into the pot and cover it up tight making sure that you prevent heat from escaping. You can do this by adding heavy objects on the cover of the pot. Baking time should be about 20 – 25 minutes.

 You can see here that the bread began baking already. The challenge with this method is that it  may not have the brown finish at the top of the bread because there is no direct heat from above. You will have to flip the bread over after it is properly  baked. let the top of the bread be on the baking pan. Let it  bake again for about  5 -10 more minutes. 

Making the Fluffy milk bread using a pot equally produced amazing results.

And there you have it. Easy recipes on how to make a simple milk bread. I’d love to know what you think about the Fluffy milk bread Recipe and if you have any questions.

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