Making Kale Bread Today

Making Kale Bread Today

100g Kale

200ml Boiling Water

7g Yeast Sachet

325g The Pantry Strong White Flour

40ml Olive Oil – plus a little extra for greasing

1 level tsp Salt

1 level tsp Ground Black Pepper

10g Caster Sugar

900g/2lb Loaf Tin


Put the flour, yeast, sugar, salt and pepper into a large bowl and mix well.

Put the kale into a food processor and pour over the boiling water – process until the kale is well chopped.

Put this in with the flour mixture, along with the olive oil and mix well.

Turn out onto a floured surface and knead well for about 7 minutes.

Place back into the bowl, somewhere warm, covered with a tea towel and leave to prove for 45 minutes.

Oil the loaf tin with the olive oil.

Pre-heat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas Mark 5.

Turn out the dough and knead again for about 5 minutes.

Shape into an oblong and roll up.

Put the rolled up dough into the cake tin, cover with a towel and allow to rise for a further 40 minutes.

Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes, until lightly browned, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool.

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15 Replies

  • That sound lovely mumma6 you will have to send a photo when it's cooked. I only ever made bread once and lets just say it would of made a good door stop!! lol.

    Enjoy your baking.


  • will post a photo later YellowRose55 i love kale bread yummy low on carbs too :) which is what i need

  • I can't make bread either YellowRose55 ! The last one I made would have stunned a charging rhino :D ...xx

  • Same as me then ANewMe2017 , lol

  • Looking forward to the photo I have never heard of Kale bread but would love alternatives to ordinary bread.

  • This sounds like a delicious bread! :-)

  • mumma6 this sounds really interesting. Have you baked it previously? I would be interested to know what it tastes like.

  • Hi yes i have baked it before and it is delish used together with a homemade soup or toasted with Avocado mashed on top and a halved hard boiled egg yummy :)

  • Thanks mumma6 i will definitely try. Just followed a link that lucigret refered to and found loads of low carb/gluten free breads. Some of them look just fab and will deal with the lunchbox issue. See link here:

  • I didn't see this Ceals, thank you for pointing it out. Tasha12345 take a look at the link Ceals has put above, helps out with the lunch box bread problem.

  • Thanks for doing that lucigret i have read so many posts this morning I had forgotten who raised the quandary.

  • yeah it gets bit like that doesn't it. I'm home now and a pile of ironing is waiting for me, but it can wait bit longer, I'm going to revisit that link and have a good read.

  • I would be really interested if you decide to make any. I am still on holiday, which is why I have time, and therefore can't do any cooking. Getting on with the planning though!

    The rain is bouncing down today so sitting reading, overlooking the lake and mountains and at peace with the world. Bliss.

  • Sounds like heaven😊

  • Amazing thank you :)

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