President Eisenhower White Yeast Bread
"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"
- 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
Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water, stirring in the 1/2 teaspoon sugar.
Let stand 45 minutes (5 minutes for active dry yeast).
Cream shortening with 1/2 cup sugar
Add egg, salt, cooled milk and yeast.
Stir in flour a little at a time until dough is stiff enough to knead.
Knead for 10 - 15 minutes until elastic. Place in greased bowl and let rise until double.
Knead and let rise until double again.
Divide and shape dough in 2 or 3 greased pans.
Cover with clean, damp warm towel.
When doubled again, bake in preheated 375 degrees F oven for 35-40 minutes.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.