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homemade sandwich bread (really easy)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Susan Din
Houston, TX

Ridiculously easy! Mix and knead with a Kitchenaid mixer. ANYONE can have success with this recipe. It goes from the mixer bowl to the loaf pan, and has a nice fine texture.

(1 rating)
yield 14 slices approximately
prep time 55 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For homemade sandwich bread (really easy)

  • 2-1/2 tsp
    yeast (equal to a 2.5oz pkt)
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    warm water(105-115 degrees)
  • 1/4 c
    melted butter(can substitute oil)
  • 3 c
    ap flour (or bread flour if you have it)
  • 1 tsp

How To Make homemade sandwich bread (really easy)

  • 1
    With a spoon, mix yeast, sugar and water in the bowl of a Kitchenaide-or other heavy duty mixer outfitted with a dough hook. Allow to stand for 5 minutes till foamy. Make sure to use fresh yeast...check the date!
  • 2
    Add in the melted butter(or oil), mixing to combine.
  • 3
    Add flour into the wet ingredients 1 cup at a time, mixing thoroughly with dough hook, scraping down the sides as needed.
  • 4
    Add the salt and machine knead for 10 minutes on medium-medium high speed. Dough will be smooth, silky and elastic.
  • 5
    Remove dough hook from the dough. Keep it in the mixer bowl. Spray the surface with oil, smoothing to assure it coats the exposed surfaces. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and allow to rise 30 minutes. It should double in size.
  • 6
    Punch down and form a log, place in a well greased loaf pan.
  • 7
    Oil the surface of the log. Allow it to rise for 20 minutes in pan. Heat oven to 425.
  • 8
    Bake loaf on middle rack for 10 minutes. Turn heat down to 350 and continue baking for 15 additional minutes.
  • 9
    Remove from oven and turn out onto a cooling rack. Cool thoroughly before cutting with a serrated bread knife.