It’s so easy to make your own cob loaf.

I use my go to basic dough recipe for these but flavour mine with herbs – parsley, rosemary and basil. Add these in with the other ingredients before kneading. 



Herbed Cob Loaf

  • Serving Size: 6

  • Author: The road to loving my Thermo Mixer
  • Prep Time: 90
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 135


Perfect for cob loaf dips or soups.




  • 450g lukewarm water
  • 750g bakers flour
  • 3 teaspoons yeast
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 3 teaspoons of bread improver, optional
  • 1 tablespoon each of parsley, oregano, basil and chives


  1. Add the ingredients in this order: water, yeast, flour, improver, herbs and salt.
  2. Blitz on speed 7 for 10 seconds to roughly combine.
  3. Lock lid and use the kneading function for 6 mins.
  4. Remove dough and place into a lightly oiled bowl. Cover with cling film and place into a warm spot. I use the front seat of my car or a warmed oven.
  5. Leave this to rise for approximately an hour or until doubled.
  6. Once risen, place dough onto a lined tray and shape into a cob shape.
  7. Leave it to rise for another 30 minutes.
  8. Bake for approximately 45 minutes or until golden on top and sounding hollow when tapped on the base.


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