Adobe bread

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Adobe bread
Alternative namesOven bread
Place of originUnited States
Region or stateSouthwestern United States

Adobe bread, also called oven bread, is a type of bread typical of the Pueblo peoples of the Southwestern United States.[1] The bread is often shaped like animals typical of the region.[1] The dough often contains meat, vegetables, seeds, or nuts.[1] The bread is baked in a beehive-shaped outdoor adobe oven known as an horno.[1]

Sample ingredients[edit]

  • 3 cups very warm water
  • 3 teaspoons salt
  • ¼ cup sugar, honey or sweetener
  • 3 tablespoons bakers’ yeast
  • 7 to 9 cups flour of any kind

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Mariani, John F (1999). Encyclopedia of American Food and Drink. Lebhar-Friedman Books. p. 4. ISBN 0-86730-784-6.