Quick Easy Homemade Bread

Marie Baker

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Prep:

2 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

BREAD MAKING TIME!! MMMMMMMM

1 1/4 c
water, warm
3 Tbsp
oil
1/2 c
potato flakes
4 Tbsp
sugar
3 c
flour
1 pkg
active dry yeast
1 tsp
salt
1 tsp
sugar (for yeast)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Start by activating the yeast with the warm water and 1 tsp of sugar, quick stir and set aside.
2
Put flour, sugar, salt and potato flakes in a mixing bowl. Give it a quick stir to mix ingredients together.
3
This is what my yeast looked like after about 15-18 minutes, I had to leave it for a several minutes, to my surprise it had grown!
4
Add the activated yeast mixture and oil to the flour and stir by hand using a spoon, I used a plastic one shaped just like a wooden spoon.
5
Once it comes together put out on a lightly floured surface and knead for about 2 minutes till dough is nice and smooth.
6
Place dough in a very lightly oiled bowl and let rise about 1 - 2 hours, doubles or more in size.
7
Once its nice and puffy give it a punch down and cut it into pieces and stretch three pieces to long fat strips and braid them. The rest of dough just stretch to a nice long loaf, like mine. I also sprinkled Lawry's seasoning salt & garlic powder on the braided bread and the other is plain.
8
Let sit for another 20 minutes or so and brush with egg whites and bake for 24 minutes on 375 degrees
9
Take bread out of oven it should be golden brown, if not let it go back in and watch it closely! I put mine on a cooling rack to cool down.
10
Just a couple extra pictures
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One more :)

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