Flowerpot Bread


Baking homemade bread is a chance for children to get involved in the kitchen, and flowerpots just add to the fun

What you will need

500g granary, strong, wholemeal or white bread flour

7g sachet fast-action dried yeast

1 tsp salt

2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for the flowerpots Olive oil ol-iv oyl Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

1 tbsp clear honey

a little milk or oil, for brushing Milk mill-k One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

1 tbsp pumpkin, sunflower, sesame or poppy seed

4 tbsp grated cheddar or crumbled feta cheese

1 tbsp chopped rosemary, thyme, oregano, chives or basil Basil ba-zil Most closely associated with Mediterranean cooking but also very prevalent in Asian food, the…

1 tbsp chopped olive or sundried tomatoes Olive ol-liv Widely grown all over the Mediterranean, where they've been cultivated since biblical times…

½ tsp chilli flakes

5 small, clean clay flowerpots (see tip below), baking parchment and cling film


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