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Loaves of baked boiled bread.

Boiled Bread?

This bread recipe uses a surprising boiling technique and yields golden brown loaves.
4.1 from 20 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Rising Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Bread
Cuisine Turkish
Servings 6
Calories 466 kcal


  • oven
  • dutch oven or a large wide pot


  • 400 ml. milk lukewarm
  • 10 g. dry-active yeast
  • 20 g. granulated sugar
  • 8 g. Kosher salt 
  • 600 g. all-purpose flour
  • 30 ml. vegetable oil


  • In a large bowl, combine the milk, yeast, sugar, and salt. Whisk to dissolve.
    Mixing wet ingredients in a bowl.
  • Add the flour and knead to form a dough.
  • Add the oil and continue kneading until combined and the dough is smooth and supple.
  • Place the dough into a bowl and cover. Place in a warm spot and allow to proof for 45 minutes or until the dough doubles in size.
  • Flatten the dough to remove the gas and roll into a log. Divide the dough into 6 equal pieces.
    Cutting dough with bench scraper.
  • Use a rolling pin to flatten a portion of dough until it measures approximately 4"x8".
    Rolling dough into a cylinder.
  • Roll lengthwise into a cylinder and pinch seams to seal.
    Pinching dough to seal.
  • In a large wide saucepan bring 3" of water to a boil. Add 1 tsp. of salt.
  • Add 2-3 shaped doughs to the boiling water and boil for 2 minutes.
    Three loaves of bread boiling in water.
  • Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet. Use a razor blade to score diagonal slashes into the tops of the dough.
    Taking boiled bread out of the water.
  • Bake in a preheated 200˚C/392˚F oven for 20 minutes.


Calories: 466kcalCarbohydrates: 84gProtein: 13gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 548mgPotassium: 211mgFiber: 3gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 108IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 91mgIron: 5mg
Keyword baking, boiled bread, bread
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