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No-Knead Bread


Active Time:
~15 min
Total Time:
~20 hours


Prep bread dough

  • In medium bowl, stir together bread flour, whole wheat flour, salt and yeast.
  • Add water and stir until blended.


Let dough rest

  • Cover bowl with plastic wrap.
  • Let dough stand at room temperature for at least 12 hours or up to 18 hours.


Shape dough; let rise

  • Lightly dust work surface with bread flour.
  • Transfer dough to work surface. Gently fold dough over onto itself two or three times.
  • Shape dough into 10-by-6-inch loaf.
  • Generously sprinkle kitchen towel with oats. Place dough, seam side down, on top. Sprinkle top of dough with more oats.
  • Let dough rise at room temperature until doubled in size, about 2 hours.


Preheat oven & pan

  • About 30 minutes before baking, slide Brava Chef’s Pan, covered with lid, into top oven shelf.
  • Select “Bake” on your oven touchscreen. Set temperature to 450°F and timer for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Press green button to begin preheating.


Bake bread

  • After 30 minutes, carefully remove Chef’s Pan from oven.
  • Remove lid and, using towel, carefully invert dough into Chef’s Pan.
  • Cover Chef’s Pan with lid and slide into top oven shelf.
  • Press green button to continue baking at 450°F for 30 minutes.
  • Carefully remove Chef’s Pan from oven and remove lid.
  • Slide Chef’s Pan back into top oven shelf and press green button. Bake until bread is browned, 20–30 minutes longer.


Cool bread & serve

  • When your food is done, carefully remove Chef’s Pan from oven.
  • Remove bread from Chef’s Pan and let cool on wire rack, then cut into slices.