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Bread in a Bag

This bread in a bag recipe is so easy and your preschoolers or young children will have a lot of fun helping to bake a loaf of fresh bread.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bread in a bag
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Two Pink Peonies


  • Small loaf pan
  • Large ziplock storage bag


  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1 packet rapid rise yeast
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • non-stick spray


  • Set your large ziplock bag in a mixing bowl.
  • Add the ingredients to the bag and then seal the bag.
  • Ensure that there is no air in the bag and while the bag is closed pass to each child to allow them to mix the inbredients.
  • Let the children mix the dough in the bag for about ten to fifteen minutes.
  • Spray a mixing bowl with non-stick spray.
  • Scoop the dough in the mixing bowl. Knead generously again by hand and then cover with a tea towel.
  • Let rise in a cool and dark place for about 30 minutes.
  • Bake in a small greased loaf pan for about 25 to 30 minutes (or until a toothpick comes out clean from the center) at 350 degrees.