Best of Show White Bread

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By
@Quinnn

This is, hands down, the very best recipe you'll ever find for white bread. It's light and fluffy and yet slices beautifully for sandwiches. Give it a try!

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
2 loaves
Prep:
4 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 pkg
dry yeast, 1/4 oz. each
1/2 c
water (to dissolve yeast)
1/3 c
sugar
2 tsp
salt
2 c
water
2 1/2 Tbsp
butter (for dough)
6 1/4-61/2 c
all purpose or bread flour
4 Tbsp
butter (used when bread comes out of oven)

Step-By-Step

1Dissolve yeast in 1/2 c. warm water.
2In large bowl, combine sugar, salt, 2 cups water and 2 1/2 T. butter. Stir in yeast mixture.
3Gradually add flour to form a soft dough.
4Turn onto floured surface and knead until smooth.
5Place in greased bowl, cover and let rise for approx. 2 hours.
6Punch down and divide in 2 and form loaves.
7Place in 9x5 greased pans. Let rise until dough rises above pan. About 2 hours.
8Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes. Rub butter on top of loaves. Remove bread from pans and cool on wire racks.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium, Soy Free
Hashtags: #sandwich, #white