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Mom's White Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anne Koski
Added: Friday, September 29, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 T Shortening
3/4 C. Sugar
3 T. Salt
3 Cups Scalding Milk
3 Cups Boiled Water
3 Packages Dry Yeast
1 C Lukewarm Water
Flour

Directions:
Directions:
In large bread mixing bowl add the shortening, sugar, salt, scalded milk, and the 3 cups boiled water. Mix well to melt all ingredients. When mixture is cool add the dry yeast that has been dissolved in 1 cup lukewarm water. Add enough flour to make dough easy to handle. Turn out on well greased board. Keep kneeding and adding flour until the dough can be lifted and put into a well greased bowl. Let rise. Punch down and let rise again. Turn out on lightly floured board and shape into loaves. Put into pans and let rise until only 1 inch above the rim of the pans. Bake at 350 at least 45 minutes till nicely browned. Turn out on racks to cool and grease tops.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 Loaves
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
We all remember mom making bread in her huge mixing bowl. Couldn't wait until they came out of the oven then faught over the warm heel of the bread. I have that bowl on top of my refrigerator and look at it every day. What memories. I bet it would love to hold bread again!!

 

 

 

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