Homemade White Bread Recipe

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Homemade White Bread

Rebecca Hallstrom

By
@BeckyKear

One of my favorite things to eat, when I went to Meme & Gramps’ house, was her homemade bread. She would make this bread up in the form of rolls or loaves, or often Meme fried it up hot & crispy and we slathered it with honey & butter. I am crediting Meme with this recipe, although it was given to me by Aunt Pat, who now continues to make this special treat for us when we stop by to visit.


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Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Ingredients

2 pkg
yeast
4 c
water, warm
3/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
salt
2
eggs, slightly beaten
6-8 c
flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bread bowl, mix yeast, water, sugar, salt and enough flour to make a batter (like pancake batter).
2
Add eggs and mix well.
3
Add more flour, a cup or so at a time, until dough forms a ball that holds together, but is still a little sticky.
4
Turn dough out onto floured surface and knead well for about 5 minutes. Dough should be stiff but still a little sticky.
5
Clean out bowl and oil it on all sides. Return dough to bowl and cover.
6
Place bowl in warm place and allow dough to double in size.
7
Form the dough into loaves or rolls and place in greased baking pans. Allow the dough to rise again, then bake at 350 degrees until golden brown.
8
HINTS/SUGGESTIONS: Making bread is an art – if at first you don’t succeed, then just keep practicing. The temperature of the water and the room will affect how well and how fast the dough rises.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads