Traditional White Bread

Lea Carriere

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@Lea66

There's nothing like the smell of homemade bread...


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Serves:
makes 2 loaves
Prep:
2 Hr
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 pkg
active dry yeast
2 1/2 c
water, 110 degrees
3 Tbsp
sugar
3 Tbsp
shortening, melted
1 Tbsp
salt
6 c
all purpose flour

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water.

2Stir in shortening and salt and 2 cups of the flour.

3Stir in remaining flour a 1/2 cup at a time, beating well after each addition.

4When dough has pulled together, turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 min.

5Lightly oil a large bowl, place dough in the bowl and turn to coat with oil. Cover with damp cloth and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size (about 1 hour)

6Deflate the dough and turn onto floured surface, divide into 2 equal pieces and form into loaves. Let rise until doubled in size.

7Pre heat oven to 350 degrees and bake until golden brown 30-35 min. Test for doneness by tapping on the bottom of loaf and seeing if it sounds hollow.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Canadian