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Amish White Bread Recipe

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This recipe for Amish White Bread, by , is from Booth Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Margaret Booth


2 cups warm water
2/3 cup white sugar
1 1/2 Tablespoons active dry yeast
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup oil
6 cups bread flour

In large bowl dissolve sugar in warm water then stir in yeast
Allow to proof until yeast resembles creamy foam
Mix salt and oil in yeast mixture. Mix in flour one cup at a time
Knead on floured surface until smooth
Place in well oiled bowl and turn dough to coat each side
Cover with damp cloth Allow to rise double in size. About 1 hour
Punch dough down and knead a few minutes then divide in half
Shape into loaves and place in 2 well oiled 9x5 loaf pans
Allow to rise 30 minutes or until it has risen 1 above pan

Bake 350 degrees 30 minutes

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you let dough set in a warm place it will rise better




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