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This recipe for Favorite bread, by , is from The MEZERA Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Friday, October 12, 2007


1 C milk scalded
1/3 C shortening
1 tsp salt
1 C warm water
2 pkt dry yeast
1 T sugar
2 eggs
1/3 C sugar
1/2 C rye flour
1/2 C wheat flour
5 C white flour

Combine the scalded milk, shortening and salt. Let cool.
In a small bowl combine 1 C of warm water, yeast and 1 T
sugar. Stir and let set about 15 minutes until you can see the
yeast is working.
In a large bowl combine the yeast mixture and milk and then
add the eggs, sugar, rye flour, wheat flour, and 2 C white flour
and beat together. gradually work in remaining 3 C of white
flour. Knead dough until smooth and shiny. Let rise until
doubled in bulk. Shape into 2 loaves, let rise and bake for 25
minutes at 350




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