Old-Fashioned Scratch White Bread

24
Servings
10m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In


"Don't be intimidated by homemade bread recipies, this one is easy and makes a great loaf of bread, this will make two large loaves of bread"

Original recipe yields 24 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (62.1 g)
  • Calories 149.7
  • Total Fat - 0.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 147.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 31 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.1 g
  • Sugars - 5.7 g
  • Protein - 4.5 g
  • Calcium - 7.6 mg
  • Iron - 1.6 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step 1

In a large bowl, dissolve the sugar in warm water, and then stir in yeast. Allow to proof until yeast resembles a creamy foam (if it does not foam then your water is too hot, throw away and try again).

Step 2

Mix salt and oil into the yeast.

Step 3

Mix in flour one cup at a time.

Step 4

Knead dough on a lightly floured surface until smooth.

Step 5

Place in a well oiled bowl, turn dough to coat.

Step 6

Cover with a damp cloth.

Step 7

Allow to rise until doubled in bulk about 1 hour.

Step 8

Ch dough down. Knead for a few minutes, and divide in half.

Step 9

Shape into 2 loaves then place into two well oiled 9x5 inch loaf pans.

Step 10

Allow to rise for 30 minutes or until dough has risen 1 inch above pans.

Step 11

Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes.

Tips & Variations


  • 2 (9x5 inch) loaf pans

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Sue Lau

I easily cut this recipe in half to make one loaf. Bakes up very nicely!

review by:
(28 Mar 2013)