Basic bread recipes

Learn how to make bread with our expert tips and tricks. Watch our in-depth video to discover an easy dough that can be used for loaves, pizza, burger buns, bread rolls and more.

Barney Desmazery is back with another episode of Boss the Basics. In this episode he shows us how to make a dough to turn into lots of different types of bread. From pizza dough to burger buns and bread rolls, he’s got you covered.

See our bread-making hub for more inspiration.


These videos are part of a home kitchen series run by BBC Good Food, encouraging the nation to stay home and get cooking.

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Dermott Beverley
8th May, 2020
How long does the bread dough go in the oven for?
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lulu_grimes
12th May, 2020
Hi, It depends on what you make with it, rolls take about 12 minutes and a loaf 25-30 minutes. There's a link to a loaf recipe here https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/easy-white-bread and the links to the rolls and pizza bases are under the video. I hope this helps, Lulu
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