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This recipe is not only easy, but convenient. Prepare. Refrigerate for 2 to 12 hours. Bake on your time table for warm, fresh bread.


  • 6 to 7 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 3 packages active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine - softened
  • 2 cups very warm water (120 F to 130 F)


  • Place 5 1/2 cups flour, sugar, salt, yeast, and butter in mixer bowl. Attach bowl and dough hook to mixer. Turn to Speed 2 and mix about 20 seconds. Gradually add warm water and mix about 1 1/2 minutes longer.
  • Continuing on Speed 2, add remaining flour, 2 cups at a time, and mix about 2 minutes, or until dough clings to hook and cleans sides of bowl. Knead on Speed 2 about 2 minutes longer.
  • Cover dough with plastic wrap and a towel. Let rest 20 minutes.
  • Divide dough in half. Shape each half into a loaf. Place in greased 8 x 4 x 2 inch baking pans. Brush each loaf with oil and cover loosely with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 2 to 12 hours.
  • When ready to bake, uncover dough carefully. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes. Puncture any gas bubbles which may have formed. Bake at 400 F for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from pans immediately and cool on wire racks.

Categories: Bread  Bread 

Author Credit: KitchenAid Cooking

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