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White Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sylvia Corkins
Added: Sunday, December 28, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. scalded milk
3 tbsp. sugar
2 1/2 tsp. salt
6 tbsp. shortening
1 c. warm (not hot) water
1 pkg. yeast
6 c. sifted flour

Directions:
Directions:
Combine milk, sugar, salt and shortening by heating over stove. Cool to lukewarm. Stir water and yeast until dissolved and then add to the milk mixture. Stir in 3 c. sifted flour and beat until smooth. Stir in about 3 c. sifted flour.
Put remaining flour on a board and knead the dough until smooth and elastic. Place in greased bowl; brush with shortening. Cover. Let rise in warm place for about 1 hour or until double in bulk. Punch down, divide in half, let rest for 15-20 minutes. Shape into loaves. Place in greased bread pans. Cover. Let rise in warm place for about 1 hour. Bake in hot oven (at 400) for about 50 minutes.

 

 

 

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