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Close up picture of the No-knead Dutch Oven Bread in a dutch oven

Crusty No-knead Dutch Oven Bread

Crusty No-knead Dutch Oven Bread -  An amazing bakery style Bread with a golden crisp outer crust, a soft, chewy interior with great flavor. If you use the dutch oven you will achieve a crunchy artisan type crust. This is a fantastic rustic bread!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Bread Recipe, homemade, Homemade Bread, No-Knead Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Resting Time 3 hours
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 307kcal
Author Lola Osinkolu


  • 4 Cups Flour
  • 2 Cups Hot water
  • 2 tsp Yeast
  • 2 Tsp Salt


  • In a large bowl add the Flour and create a hole in the middle. Then add the salt, yeast and warm water and mix until the water is totally absorbed by the flour.
  • Cover the bowl and leave it to rest for 2 hours
  • After 2 hours, uncover the dough and press it down to remove the trapped air
  • Roll it into a ball cover with a towel and set aside and leave to rest for another 1 hour
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450°F and place your dutch pot inside the oven for up to 30 minutes (or more).
  • After 1 hour of resting the dough, bring out the Dutch Pot from the oven and carefully place your dough inside the Pot
  • Cover it up immediately and return to the oven.
  • Bake for 30 minutes covered and 10 minutes uncovered.
  • Leave to cool for some minutes before serving. Enjoy!



Calories: 307kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 781mg | Potassium: 101mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 0g | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 3.9mg