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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water.
2
Stir in shortening and salt and 2 cups of the flour.
3
Stir in remaining flour a 1/2 cup at a time, beating well after each addition.
4
When dough has pulled together, turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 min.
5
Lightly 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)
6
Deflate the dough and turn onto floured surface, divide into 2 equal pieces and form into loaves. Let rise until doubled in size.
7
Pre 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