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5 from 6 votes

No Yeast Bread Recipe

You can make bread without yeast by making baking soda bread. It’s not as light and fluffy as a traditional white bread but this No Yeast Bread is a great easy substitute if you want a quick white bread recipe!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 196kcal
Author: Dorothy Kern
Cost: $5


  • 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk see note
  • 2 tablespoons oil vegetable or olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a 9x5-inch loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Whisk together the flour, sugar, salt and baking soda.
  • Add the water, oil and buttermilk and beat with a hand mixer or stand mixer until thick and smooth.
  • Pour batter into prepared pan.
  • Bake for 35-45 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick comes out almost clean from the center of the crack.



Buttermilk substitutions - you can use:

  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup milk (regular or nonfat) + 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/2 cup milk (regular or nonfat) + 1 teaspoon lemon juice
You may substitute bread flour or Gluten Free 1:1 All Purpose Flour (i.e. Bob’s Red Mill)


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 63mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 2mg