The Fresh Loaf

News & Information for Amateur Bakers and Artisan Bread Enthusiasts


ZD's picture


Please post your favorite fats for bread. I am looking to add to my list

Olive oil

Unrefined corn oil



davidg618's picture

Canola Oil

David G

Doc Tracy's picture
Doc Tracy

I use coconut oil for most fat needs. Great for cooking eggs too, adds a nice nutty flavor. Lots of health benefits that I never knew until I read about it. I was wondering why I always saw it in the supplement section of the health food store!

alabubba's picture

The original Fat, Still my favorite.


Mini Oven's picture
Mini Oven

& sesame oil both plain and roasted.   Some others I use are already posted.

Elagins's picture

Peanut oil - clean, clear taste with a hint of sweetness

Sunflower seed oil - slightly toastier 

Walnut oil - really outstanding in whole grain breads

Stan Ginsberg