· Cooking spray, for mini loaf pans· 3 c. all-purpose flour, divided· 1/4 c. sugar· 1.25-package active dry yeast· 1 c. warm water· 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil· 2 tsp. kosher salt
Step 1Preheat oven to 375º and spray mini loaf pans with cooking spray. In a resealable plastic bag, place 1 cup flour, sugar, and yeast and add warm water. Seal bag and squish together with your hands to mix. Let rest 10 minutes at room temperature. (Yeast should activate.) Add 1 cup flour, oil, and salt to the bag, then seal and squish together. Add remaining cup of flour and mix until combined. Remove from bag and knead 5 minutes until smooth. Halve dough and place in two loaf pans. Cover with a kitchen towel and let rise 30 minutes. Brush top of bread with olive oil or melted butter and bake until golden, about 30 minutes.