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Old Fashion White Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sylvia Williams
Added: Tuesday, May 3, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 pkgs active dry yeast, 2/4 cup warm water, 2-2/3 cups warm water, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tbsp salt, 3 tbsp shortening, 9 to 10 cups flour.

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve yeast in 3/4 cup warm water. Stir in 2-2/3 cups warm water, the sugar, salt, shortening and 5 cups of flour. Knead 10 minutes, let rise about 1 hour. Punch dough down, divide in half, put in 2 greased loaf pans. Brush lightly with butter, bake in 425 degree oven 30 to 35 minutes

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 loaves
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 min/1 hr to rise/10 min to finish
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is an old German receipe handed down from a very dear friend, Velma Marsett who received it from her mother. It is wonderful warm with lots of butter.

 

 

 

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