How to Make a Crock Pot Loaf of Bread Recipe

Want to know how to make easy bread in your slow cooker or crockpot? 

Do you have a fancy bread machine stored in a closet or taking up space in a cabinet? Simplify by making a crockpot loaf of bread with this easy, tried and true recipe for slow cookers that we found a Busy Mom's Menu Plan. I've been dying to try one, but just reading most recipes takes 20 minutes! We made this on a Sunday. It's a relaxing activity to do with kids and you can teach about the science of yeast. Enjoy!

How to make a Crock Pot Loaf of bread with free printable image
This isn't a crock pot loaf of bread; it's fake French Bread for Creative Play. You are welcome to print and use the loaf of bread above as clipart.
How to make bread in the crockpot or slow cooker.
How to make bread in the crockpot or slow cooker.

Crock Pot Loaf of Bread Recipe

  • Make an easy bread dough like this one from Busy Mom's Menu Plan.
  • Let rise for 1 hour.
  • Spray crock pot with non-stick spray.
  • Place bread dough in pot. Put lid on the crock pot.
  • Cook on low for 1 1/2 hours.  
  • Bread is ready when the crust is golden brown 
  • Slice open the top and add butter.
  • Serve with jams, jellies, or your favorite chocolate hazelnut spread.
Tip: Make sure your yeast is not too old. Our bread didn't rise much. Our yeast had been in the cabinet for years.

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Lora is a homeschooling mom, writer, creator of Kids Creative Chaos, and Director of the Play Connection.