President Eisenhower White Yeast Bread

18
Servings
4h
Prep Time
40m
Cook Time
4h 40m
Ready In

Recipe: #38134

January 25, 2022



"This recipe comes from President Dwight D. Eisenhower's mother, Ida. Ida's Note: For whole wheat bread, use just enough white flour to handle when kneading Kansas Wheat Commission Test Kitchen really cleaned up this recipe 3 loaves"

Original recipe yields 18 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (113.4 g)
  • Calories 294.8
  • Total Fat - 9.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 53.2 mg
  • Sodium - 243.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 45.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.9 g
  • Sugars - 7.3 g
  • Protein - 9.8 g
  • Calcium - 57.5 mg
  • Iron - 2.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step 1

Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water, stirring in the 1/2 teaspoon sugar.

Step 2

Let stand 45 minutes (5 minutes for active dry yeast).

Step 3

Cream shortening with 1/2 cup sugar

Step 4

Add egg, salt, cooled milk and yeast.

Step 5

Stir in flour a little at a time until dough is stiff enough to knead.

Step 6

Knead for 10 - 15 minutes until elastic. Place in greased bowl and let rise until double.

Step 7

Knead and let rise until double again.

Step 8

Divide and shape dough in 2 or 3 greased pans.

Step 9

Cover with clean, damp warm towel.

Step 10

When doubled again, bake in preheated 375 degrees F oven for 35-40 minutes.

Tips & Variations


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