White Bread

What is better then the smell of baking bread? And that first hot slice when it is fresh from the oven is a little bit of heaven.

White Bread

  • Servings: 12 slices (or 1, depending on how thick you cut it)
  • Difficulty: moderate
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Fluffy, lightly crunchy crust, light yeast flavor.


  1. 1 tbsp yeast
  2. 2.25 cups warm water (110-115 degrees)
  3. 7 cups all purpose flour
  4. 3 tbsp sugar
  5. 1 tsp salt
  6. 2 tbsp shortening


In bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Measure flour. Add 1/2 the flour, sugar, salt and shortening to the yeast. Beat until smooth. Mix in enough remaining flour until dough cleans the bowl. Let rest 10-15 minutes. Knead gently. Place in greased bowl. Let raise until doubled. Punch down and let raise until doubled again. Divine into 2 parts. Round up and let rest 10-15 minutes. Shape into loaves. Place into greased loaf pans. Let raise until sides reach top of the pan. Bake 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees. Tap the top of the loaf, it should sound hollow when done. Immediately remove bread from the pans. Place on cooling racks and butter the tops.

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Posted on March 20, 2015, in Recipe and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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