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Grandma and Keenan's Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Helen Gafford
Added: Saturday, February 7, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 C. lukewarm water
1 pkg. yeast
1/4 C. sugar
shortening the size of an egg
2 tbsp. salt

Directions:
Directions:
Put first four ingredients together and stir in flour until soft batter. Let raise until bubbly, then add the salt and flour to make stiff dough. Put on a board and knead adding flour until it won't stick to the board. Let it raise until it doubles in size, work down and let raise again. Make into loaves and let raise again to double its size. Bake at 400 for 30 minutes then at 300 for remainder of 1 hour.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Keenan spent much of his childhood summers at Grandma and Granddad Gafford's house. While there, he and Grandma made bread together a lot.

 

 

 

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