- Cooking Time: 30
- Preparation Time:
- 2 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
- 2/3 cup white sugar
- 1 1/2 tablespoons active dry yeast
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 6 cups bread flour
- In a large bowl, dissolve the sugar in warm water; add yeast.
- Allow to proof until yeast resembles a creamy foam.
- Mix salt and oil into the yeast.
- Work in 5 to 6 cups flour.
- Knead dough on a lightly floured level surface until smooth.
- Place in a well oiled bowl, and turn dough to coat the entire surface.
- Cover with a damp cloth.
- Allow to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
- Punch dough down.
- Knead for a few minutes, and divide in half. Shape into loaves, and place into two well oiled 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
- Allow to rise for 30 minutes, or until dough has risen 1 inch above pans.
- Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes.
- Makes 2 loaves
NotesThis recipe is from the Amish recipe site www.amishrecipes.net
I've been making this bread recipe for about 5 years now...and I looove it, my family looves it (even though it is white bread) with sandwiches, soups, toast or whatever. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do in our home