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Simple Kefir Bread

This recipe transforms everyday ingredients into a loaf that’s not only delicious but also gentle on your digestion.

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This innovative recipe was submitted by Edel at Lamh Sioda, using kefir instead of traditional yeast in bread making.

Unlike yeast, kefir’s natural fermentation process doesn’t just help the dough rise; it also breaks down gluten, making the bread easier to digest and adding a subtle tang and a tender crumb to your bread loaf.

Serves: 1 loaf

Prep time: 5 mins (+ 30 mins proving)

Cook time: 55 minutes


  • 1 cup/ 240 mls Kerry Kefir
  • 2 cups/ 240 grams Self-Raising Flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt



In a bowl, mix the 3 ingredients together


Prove for 30 minutes

To prove, if it’s a warm day, leave in front of a window. Alternatively, heat your oven for 5-10 minutes and then turn it off. It should be slightly warmer than room temperature, but not too hot.


Bake for 55 minutes in your oven at 180°C

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