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Secret High Altitude Bread Baking Recipe

high altitude bread baking

Everyone needs a bread recipe to eat in breakfast and use in other recipes. A crusty and a fluffy inside bread-like outside make the ideal duo for this High altitude bread baking recipe. This type of fluffy bread with a golden-brown crust is a staple every person should know how to prepare.

It mounts perfectly, has the perfect balance of sugariness, and is easy that even a complete novice cannot mess it up.

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Preparation time: 25 mins

Cook time: 30 mins

Extra time: 1 hrs 40 mins

Total time: 2hr 35 mins


3 cups bread flour

2tsp active dry yeast

¼ cup melted coconut oil

1 cup warm water (40⁰C/ 100⁰F)

1 tsp white sugar

Salt for taste


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Mix yeast and water and let rest until foamy. It will take around 10 minutes.

Mix coconut oil, salt, yeast, flour, and yeast batter in a bowl. Knead and keep it rest for 15 minutes and to make it silky-smooth. Put the dough in a lightly-oiled and big bowl and turn to coat. Place cloth on it and let rise in a humid place until doubled in size. Keep it for 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 174⁰C or 350⁰F. Lubricate a loaf pan.

Punch down dough & place onto a lightly floured surface. Give it the shape of a loaf and put it into the ready pan. Cover with a lightly wet cloth until double in volume. It will take 30 minutes.

Next, uncover and place it for bake in the preheated oven for 45mins for a sandwich-style load or 30 mins for an Italian style loaf.

Cook’s Notes

If you use a bread machine, put the dry ingredients; begin the machine on the dough cycle & gradually add coconut oil and the yeast batter.

If you use a clay baker, immerse the baker in the water while preheating the oven. Bake the bread for about 30 minutes with the cover on. To get a brown crust on top, bake uncovered for 15 minutes more.

If you don’t want to bake the bread at a high altitude, use 2 ¼ tsp of yeast & a small amount of salt.

Store This Bread From Going Stale

You can place the loaf in a freeze. Simply double-wrap the bread in a foil and place it in a freezer-safe container. All the layers will prevent freezer burn & keep the bread moistened.

Should You Use Dry Active Yeast Or Instant Yeast

Both work well, but the proofing times will be a little different. For active dry yeast, let batter proof for 15 minutes. For instant yeast, let the batter proof for 5 to 10 minutes.


Baking high altitude bread at home is far better than going to shops to buy bread at higher rates. You can store it using foil and place it in a dark place like a cupboard or a pantry. And if you’ve a breadbox, that would be great. So, try this recipe at your home and see the best results!

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