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Basic Homemade Bread Recipe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Kennedy/Taste of Home

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
2-1/4 cups warm water (110 to 115)
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons canola oil
6-1/4 to 6-3/4 cups all-purpose flour

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the sugar, salt, oil and 3 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, to form a soft dough.
2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 8-10 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/2 hours.
3. Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide dough in half. Shape each into a loaf. Place in two greased 9x5-in. loaf pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30-45 minutes.
4. Bake at 375 for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and bread sounds hollow when tapped. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yield: 2 loaves (16 slices each)
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep: 20 min TOTAL TIME. + rising Bake: 30 min. + cooling

 

 

 

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