Subway Bread Copycat

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“With this copycat Subway bread recipe, you can enjoy homemade white Italian bread similar to the kind that you order from Subway--but in your own kitchen. From”
2hrs 55mins
8 12 inch loaves

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast and sugar in 1/2 cup warm water. Let stand for about nine to ten minutes.
  2. Combine yeast mixture with oil, salt, and two cups of flour. Stir well.
  3. Gradually stir in 4 cups of flour and remaining water.
  4. Knead for 10 minutes, adding additional flour as needed.
  5. Place dough in a lightly-greased bowl.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for about one hour.
  7. Punch dough down and divide into eight pieces.
  8. Roll each half into loaf-shapes, about twelve inches long.
  9. Place loaves onto two large baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
  10. Cover the eight loaves and allow to rise for about an hour.
  11. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  12. Cook for 25 minutes, or until the top of the loaves are golden brown.
  13. Let the bread cool until room temperature.
  14. For a delicious oat take on the Subway white bread, sprinkle the tops of the loaves with quick-cooking oats after brushing on the egg white mixture.
  15. Adapt this recipe to prepare Subway's Honey & Oats bread by adding 1/2 cup of old fashioned oats to the bread dough before rising.
  16. If you prefer a hands-off approach, you can mix all of the ingredients in a bread machine and cook on a light setting according to the manufacturer's instructions.
  17. Add a bit more flavor by sprinkling a mixture of shredded cheddar cheese, garlic salt, and Italian seasoning over the dough before baking.
  18. Recreate Subway's Parmesan Oregano bread by mixing together Parmesan cheese, oregano, and garlic salt and sprinkling it over the unbaked dough.
  19. You can also make two loaves of bread from this recipe instead of eight individual sub rolls.

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