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Traditional White Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Gail Hagen
Added: Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 tsp dry yeast
1/2 c water
1 3/4 c milk
2 T sugar
2 tsp salt
2 T shortening
6 c bread flour

Directions:
Directions:
Dissolve yeast in warm water; set aside. Heat milk sugar, salt and shortening to 115 degrees. stir into yeast mixture. Beat in 2 1/2 cups flour. Stir in enough of remaining flour to make a fairly stiff dough. Turn out onto lightly floured surface. Knead 10 minutes, slowly add flour a tablespoon at a time as needed to prevent sticking. Place dough in greased bowl, turning to grease surface on both sides. Cover with damp towel and let rise in warm place for an hour or until doubled in size. Punch dough down. Turn out onto lightly floured surface. divide dough in half and shape into two loaves. Place in two greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 loaf pans. Let rise until sides of loaf are even with top of pan. Bake in preheated oven 375 degrees for 45 minutes. Cool on wire racks

 

 

 

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