Rosemary Batter Bread

Fresh herbs create the aroma and flavor in a homemade bread that's super easy because there's no kneading.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 40 min
  • Servings 16

3
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1
package regular active or fast-acting dry yeast
1 1/4
cups very warm water (120°F to 130°F)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons shortening
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1/2
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
Butter or margarine, softened

  • 1 Grease bottom and sides of 9x5-inch loaf pan with shortening or cooking spray. In large bowl, mix 2 cups of the flour, the sugar, salt and yeast. Add water, parsley, shortening, rosemary and thyme. Beat with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl frequently. Beat on medium speed 1 minute, scraping bowl frequently. Stir in remaining 1 cup flour until completely mixed.
  • 2 Smooth and pat batter into pan, using floured hands. Cover; let rise in warm place about 40 minutes or until dough has doubled in size.
  • 3 Heat oven to 375°F. Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped; remove from pan to cooling rack. Brush loaf with butter; cool.

Expert Tips

For great yeast bread results, try these Betty Crocker Gold Medal® flour varieties: Gold Medal® Better for Bread™ flour and Gold Medal® whole wheat flour.

Batter breads are yeast breads made by mixing (but not kneading) dough. Batter breads are coarser in texture than kneaded breads and usually have only one rise time.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Calories
100
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
150mg
150%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.