Garlic Yeast Bread Recipe

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"I like to use slices of this tender garlic bread to make roast beef sandwiches," remarks Sharen Clark of Sunnyside, Washington. "With its golden crust and wonderful Italian flavor, it's also a nice accompaniment to spaghetti and other pasta dishes."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 3 hours
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 2/3 cup water (70° to 80°)
  • 2 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1-3/4 teaspoons active dry yeast

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 71 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 152mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch.


  1. In bread machine pan, place all ingredients in order suggested by manufacturer. Select basic bread setting. Choose crust color and loaf size if available. Bake according to bread machine directions (check dough after 5 minutes of mixing; add 1 to 2 tablespoons of water or flour if needed). Yield: 1 loaf,(1 pound).
Editor's Note: We recommend you do not use a bread machine's time-delay feature for this recipe.
Originally published as Garlic Yeast Bread in Quick Cooking July/August 1998, p33

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Sprowl User ID: 29186 202736
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2011

"Wonderful flavor! I didn't use a bread machine. Just proofed the yeast in the water with a pinch of sugar and added all the ingredients together after the yeast was ready. I use alot of the bread machine recipes without changing a thing.

Always works fine."

onlyeyeno User ID: 3766721 47892
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2010

"In response to one above re not using a bread machine to make garlic yeast bread, please see the following web link sites:
If any problem, just key "converting bread machine recipe" into your search engine & the links should come up."

1fixitchick User ID: 1912145 23955
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2010

"Does anyone know if I can make this recipe without using a bread machine?"

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