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Homemade Subway-Style Sandwich Bread


  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 45 mins (20m prep + 25m cook)
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Homemade Subway-Style Sandwich Bread foot long

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.In a small bowl, combine warm water, yeast, and sugar. Stir gently and let sit for 5 minutes until foamy.
  2. 2.In a large mixing bowl, whisk together salt, olive oil, and bread flour.
  3. 3.Pour the yeast mixture into the flour mixture and stir until a dough forms.
  4. 4.Transfer the dough to a floured surface and knead for about 5 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  5. 5.Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover with a clean kitchen towel, and let it rise in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  6. 6.Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Sprinkle cornmeal evenly over the parchment paper.
  7. 7.Punch down the risen dough and transfer it to the prepared baking sheet.
  8. 8.Shape the dough into a foot-long loaf, about 2-3 inches wide.
  9. 9.Cover the dough with a clean kitchen towel and let it rise for another 30 minutes.
  10. 10.Bake the bread in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and crusty.
  11. 11.Remove the bread from the oven and let it cool on a wire rack before slicing and using for your Subway-style sandwiches.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor a softer crust, brush the bread with melted butter immediately after removing it from the oven.
  • chevron_rightFeel free to customize your bread by adding herbs or spices to the dough.
  • chevron_rightTo store the bread, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap or place it in a resealable bag. It will stay fresh for up to 3 days.
  • chevron_rightIf you prefer a whole wheat version, you can substitute half of the bread flour with whole wheat flour.