Homemade White Bread for Toast
The picture is her raisin bread.
1 pkgactive dry yeast
1/4 cwarm water
1 chot milk
3/4 clukewarm water
5 cflour (separated)
1 cadditional flour (if needed)
How to Make Homemade White Bread for Toast
- In a small bowl soften yeast in water. Let set 5 minutes.
In a separate bowl, pour hot milk over the sugar, salt and lard. Stir til melted. Add the lukewarm water and allow mixture to cool.
- Stir 1 cup of flour into cooled milk mixture. Then add the yeast and 2 more cups of flour. Add additional 2-3 cups flour. Finish kneading by hand till smooth. Cover, let rise til double – 1 ½ hours. Punch down, shape into 2 loaf pans, cover, let rise til side of dough reaches top of pans – about 1 hour.
- Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 45 minutes.