Dutch Oven Bakery Bread
  • 2 1/4 cups warm water
  • 2 tablespoons yeast
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons crisco
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 6 cups bread flour (maybe 6 1/4)
  1. Add sugar and yeast to water. Stir and then let stand 5 minutes. When foamy add remaining ingredients to form a dough.
  2. Knead about 10 minutes
  3. Cover and let raise about 45 minutes, or until doubled.
  4. Divide dought in half and form loaves. Place in a greased 9x5x3" baking pan. Pearce loaves with sharp fork. Cover and let raise about 40-45 minutes, until doubled.
  5. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 35 minutes. Remove immediately from pan onto cooling rack. Spray tops of loaves with Pam or any vegetable non stick spray. Cool completely and store in sealed plastic bags.
  6. You can knead with your kitchenaid mixer.