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mountain white bread

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
Gail Herbest
Bangor, ME

Snowy white, great texture and flavor makes really nice sandwiches and toast is fantastic! slices easily

(5 ratings)
yield 2 large loaves
prep time 2 Hr 15 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For mountain white bread

  • 3/4 c
    lukewarm water
  • 1 Tbsp
    yeast, (heaping)
  • 1 tsp
    granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3/4 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 c
    lukewarm milk
  • 5 1/2-6 c
    bread flour, sifted, you can use all purpose if you want,

How To Make mountain white bread

  • 1
    mix your yeast , sugar and water together in the large bowl you intend on making the bread in.stir gently and set aside to proof. about 10 minutes or until foamy
  • 2
    In a separate bowl mix your honey, melted butter, salt, milk and 1 cup of the flour
  • 3
    add this mixture to the proofed yeast mixture, stir until well combined, slowly add the rest of the flour, 1 cup at a time.
  • 4
    turn out on to a lightly floured bread board and knead until smooth and elastic, adding just enough flour to keep dough from sticking. about 8 minutes
  • 5
    place dough in a lightly oiled bowl turn once to cover top, cover with a dish towel and allow to rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 1/2 hour
  • 6
    remove from bowl onto a lightly floured bread board, divide dough in half and shape into loaves and place into well greased bread pans.
  • 7
    make a 1/4 inch slit down the middle of each loaf and set in a warm place for about 45 minutes or until doubled ( just above the rim of each pan) Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake for 35 minutes or until hollow sounding when tapped and golden brown in color.
  • 8
    I try and use the smallest amt of flour that I can when I make bread, for this recipe I used about 5 cups and then dusting the board with the 6th cup.

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