Amish White Bread
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INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 30
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a large bowl, dissolve the sugar in warm water; add yeast.
  2. Allow to proof until yeast resembles a creamy foam.
  3. Mix salt and oil into the yeast.
  4. Work in 5 to 6 cups flour.
  5. Knead dough on a lightly floured level surface until smooth.
  6. Place in a well oiled bowl, and turn dough to coat the entire surface.
  7. Cover with a damp cloth.
  8. Allow to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
  9. Punch dough down.
  10. Knead for a few minutes, and divide in half. Shape into loaves, and place into two well oiled 9 x 5 inch loaf pans.
  11. Allow to rise for 30 minutes, or until dough has risen 1 inch above pans.
  12. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes.
  13. Makes 2 loaves
RECIPE BACKSTORY
This 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