Baking, Outdoor Cooking

Easy Crusty Loaf

Cooking method:

Ninja Woodfire Electric Outdoor Oven, Artisan Pizza Maker & BBQ Smoker
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total time: 15 hours
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 18 people

Easy Crusty Loaf

Utensils required


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Wheat


  • 500g strong white flour
  • 11g table salt
  • 3g easy bake yeast
  • 340ml lukewarm water

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, sift flour, salt, and yeast. With a spatula, create a well in the centre of the mixture. Slowly pour in the lukewarm water and mix until a rough ball forms. Cover bowl with cling film and leave to prove in a warm place for 14 to 16 hours. The dough should double in size

  • Step 2

    After the dough has proved, knock back air and transfer to a lightly floured work surface. Knead for 2 minutes and shape dough into an oval, tucking the ends underneath. Cover with a large bowl and leave on floured surface for 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes to rest and rise

  • Step 3

    After resting, use a sharp knife to make ½ cm cut across the top of the dough

  • Step 4

    Install the Accessory Frame in the bottom level of the unit, then place the Pizza Stone on top

  • Step 5

    Turn dial to select PIZZA, then use the right hand dial to select CUSTOM, then set temperature to200°C and set time for 35 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin preheating (preheating will take approx. 5 minutes)

  • Step 6

    When unit is preheated and ADD FOOD and PRS STRT is displayed, open door, slide a floured pizza peel under the dough and transfer to the hot stone. Close door and select START/STOP to begin cooking

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, open door, and remove bread with peel. Let bread cool completely before slicing