Homemade White Bread

Homemade White Bread Recipe

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Rebecca Hallstrom


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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2 Hr
1 Hr


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

How to Make Homemade White Bread


  • 1In a large bread bowl, mix yeast, water, sugar, salt and enough flour to make a batter (like pancake batter).
  • 2Add eggs and mix well.
  • 3Add more flour, a cup or so at a time, until dough forms a ball that holds together, but is still a little sticky.
  • 4Turn dough out onto floured surface and knead well for about 5 minutes. Dough should be stiff but still a little sticky.
  • 5Clean out bowl and oil it on all sides. Return dough to bowl and cover.
  • 6Place bowl in warm place and allow dough to double in size.
  • 7Form 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.
  • 8HINTS/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.

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About Homemade White Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads