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Basic Bread Dough Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Judy Tenney

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
7 to 8 Cups All-Purpose Flour
4 1/2 Tablespoons Sugar
3 Teaspoons Salt
4 pkgs. Rapid Rise Yeast
3 Tablespoons Crisco Shortening (melted)
2 1/2 Cups Milk
1 Cup Water

Directions:
Directions:
In mixing bowl, combine 5 cups of flour, sugar, salt and yeast. Heat milk and water in microwave for 3 minutes or until mixture reaches 110 degrees. Add melted shortening to the warm milk.

Gradually add to dry ingredients, mix with hand mixer on medium speed for 2 minutes. Add 1 1/2 cups more flour and beat for 2 minutes longer. Spoon in enough flour for a soft dough that is not sticky.

Put in a greased bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let rise.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
60 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This dough is best if used for pizza, pepperoni rolls, or hot rolls.

 

 

 

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