8 Dutch Oven Bread Recipes That Are Better Than the Bakery
Make artisan-style breads in the comfort of your own kitchen with a secret weapon: your Dutch oven. That's right, that heavy duty pot is good for way more than just soups and stews — use it to shape and bake delicious sourdoughs, crusty basic white breads, or subtly spiced breakfast loaves. No matter what you're in the mood for, you'll find a new go-to in this collection of our best Dutch oven bread recipes.
Dutch Oven Whole Wheat Bread
This reduced-sodium bread is made with whole wheat flour and subtly sweetened with just a teaspoon of agave nectar.
Chef John's Sourdough Bread
Chef John's top-rated sourdough recipe calls for a banneton (a proofing basket), but plenty of reviewers say they like to use a Dutch oven to shape the dough.
No-Knead Artisan Style Bread
If you can't get enough of the crusty, full-of-holes bread you get at bakeries, you'll absolutely love this artisan-style bread — no kneading required.