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Amish White Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Amish White Bread, by , is from Cooking With The POLK Girls, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marlene "Gail" Polk-Pearson
Added: Monday, October 13, 2008


For a 1-1/2 LB Loaf:
1 C. plus 1 Tbsp. Water
4 Tbsp. Olive oil
3 Tbsp. granulated Sugar
1 tsp. Salt
3-1/4 C. Flour
2 tsp. Active-Dry Yeast
3 tsp. Vital wheat gluten

For a 1 LB Loaf:
6 oz. Water
2-1/2 Tbsp. Olive oil
2 Tbsp. granulated Sugar
1/2 tsp. Salt
2 C. plus 2 Tbsp. Flour
1 tsp. Active-Dry Yeast
2 tsp. Vital wheat gluten

Place all ingredients into Bread Maker pan, according to your machine's directions. Bake on regular cycle (light setting).

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Okay, okay-The Amish do not use Bread Makers, but I do and it sure makes making bread a cinch. Hooray for electricity!




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