White Bread

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Teresa May

By
@MummaMay

This is my favourite recipe from the Canadian Mennonite Cookbook and has won many times in local fairs. I usually make at least one batch each week for sandwiches.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
3 Hr 25 Min
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

1 tsp
sugar
1/2 c
water, warm
1 Tbsp
active dry yeast (or package)
5 c
water, warm
3/4 c
oil
3 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
salt
12 c
unbleached white flour

How to Make White Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Grease loaf pans.
  • 2Dissolve 1 tsp sugar in lukewarm water. Sprinkle yeast over liquid and let rise in warm place for about 10 minutes.
  • 3Add remaining ingredients except flour.
  • 4Gradually add 1 cup of flour at a time and beat until smooth. Kneed enough flour into mixture to form a stiff smooth elastic dough.
  • 5Place in greased bowl. Cover and let rise in warm place until double in bulk (1 hour). Punch down and let rise again till double in bulk (1 hour).
  • 6Punch down again and shape into loaves. Place in greased loaf pans. Cover and let rise till double in bulk (1 hour).
  • 7Bake @ 350ºF for 30 min.
    Bake till golden brown and sounding hollow when tapped with finger.
  • 8Makes five 8x4x3 inch loaf pans

    * alternative:
    Replace 3 - 4 cups of the all purpose white flour with whole wheat flour or Robin Hood Nutri Blend flour.

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About White Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #sandwich, #toast, #white