How to knead bread dough

Master the art of kneading bread dough with our pro techniques. Discover how long to knead dough and the best way to achieve the perfect loaf.

Kneading is an essential step when it comes to making your own bread. It can seem a bit intimidating, but our video breaks down two simple techniques that are easy enough for anyone to try.

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First, prepare your dough my combining the wet and dry ingredients. Once you have a rough dough, transfer to a lightly floured surface. Fold and knead the dough for about ten minutes using one of our pro techniques. Once the dough is smooth, transfer to a bowl and leave it to rise, then knock it back, knead again and prove once more.

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You can use this method to make our easy white bread or try one of our other bread recipes.