Bread Machine Italian Bread

Bread Machine Italian Bread recipe. These easy step by step instructions show how to make crusty Italian bread in your machine. I make this homemade bread weekly for family!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Bread Machine Italian Bread
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 135kcal


  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 2 cups bread flour I recommend King Arthur or Bob's Red Mill
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast


  • Place water, bread flour, sugar, salt, olive oil and active dry yeast in the pan of the bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer. 

  • If you have a Italian Bread cycle, press that. If you don't, select Basic Bread cycle. Press Start.

  • The machine will now make the bread. Once it's done baking, remove from the machine and serve.


Calories: 135kcal