Bread without Milk: An Unconventional Treat

So you’ve never baked a loaf of bread without milk before? Well no worries—you’ve come to the right place.

Today, I’m whipping up an unconventional yet mouth-watering treat: bread without milk. Now don’t be fooled, when I say this is a dairy-free bread, it doesn’t mean it’s going to be dry and tasteless! On the contrary, the combination of wholesome ingredients like flour and oil make this not only an easy-to-make, but also a uniquely flavorful loaf.

The Key Ingredient is Surprise

Unconventional ingredients and cooking methods can set your recipe apart from everyone else’s—and that’s certainly true of this one. What makes this recipe so special is the combination of baking soda and yogurt. The baking soda provides an unexpected burst of leavening, and the yogurt adds richness and moistness to the bread.

Meanwhile, the inclusion of orange zest and honey add an unexpected yet delicious twist to the flavor, while savory rosemary and garlic amplify and enrich the flavor.

Personal Experiences with Dairy-Free Bread

I grew up eating traditional dairy-based breads, and I recall the distinct smell and taste of it. So when I first heard about this recipe, I was curious and a bit perplexed. Yet, after baking my first loaf of non-dairy bread, I realized how easy and flavorful it could really be.

Now I often find myself making this recipe for special occasions or just for a simple snack. It’s a great alternative to traditional breads, and I feel so proud preparing this unique recipe.

A Versatile and Flavorful Treat

This bread without milk is an accessible, flavorful and hearty treat that you can enjoy as breakfast, a snack or even as a side dish. You can toast it with a tablespoon of butter or jam, slice it and add it to a sandwich, or gently brush it with a bit of olive oil and serve it with a bowl of soup.

So don’t be afraid to switch up your usual loaf of bread and give this unique recipe a try! With its unusual combination of ingredients and cooking methods, bread without milk is sure to surprise and delight.

Bread without Milk Recipe


– 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
– 1 tsp baking soda
– 1 tsp salt
– 2 tbsp sugar
– 2 tbsp olive oil
– 2 cups plain yogurt
– Zest of 1 orange
– 2 tsp honey
– 2 tsp rosemary
– 1 garlic clove, minced


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. In a large bowl, whisk together two cups of flour, the baking soda, salt, and sugar.

3. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the remaining ¼ cup of flour and olive oil.

4. Whisk together the yogurt, orange zest, honey and garlic in a medium bowl.

5. Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.

6. Line a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan with parchment paper.

7. Pour the batter into the pan, top with rosemary, and bake for 40 minutes or until golden brown and a toothpick comes out clean.

8. Allow the loaf to cool before slicing and serving. Enjoy!