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5.0 from 25 reviews
Amish White Bread
Author: Scratch This With Sandy
Recipe type: Bread Cuisine: Bread
Prep time: 2 hours Cook time: 25 mins Total time: 2 hours 25 mins
Serves: 2 loaves
Homemade white bread made with 6 simple ingredients
2 Cups warm water about 110-120 degrees
⅔ Cups white sugar
1½ Tablespoons yeast
1½ Teaspoons salt
¼ cup vegetable oil
6 cups flour
Place sugar and water in bowl
Sprinkle with yeast and let dissolve 5-15 minutes
Add salt, oil and half the flour mix together.
Add remaining flour. Change to dough hook and mix till its pulling away from the sides.
Pull out onto lightly floured surface and knead shortly
Place in greased bowl flipping to cover both sides.
Top with saran wrap or damp warm towel
Set aside in draft free area and let rise till doubles in size. About 1 hour
Remove cover and punch down.
Lay out on lightly floured surface and cut in half.
Flaten out into rectangle and "jelly" roll into a loaf.
Pinch ends together and place in greased 9x5 bread pans.
Repeat with other half.
Cover and let rise till double in size about 30-50 minutes.
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Once double in size bake for 25-30 minutes.
Pull out and brush top with butter.
Let rest 10 minutes before removing to cooling rack.
*Bakers notes: I've decreased the sugar down to ¼ cup or ⅓ cup instead of using full amount.
I've also cut the oil down to 2 Tablespoons and substituted the oil for butter.
originally posted by: DrumsRfun
a reply to: zosimov
I have been messing around with bannock recipes lately but am going to try my hand at bread soon.
That looks like a better recipe than the one I was just looking at....it called for lard.
I haven't used yeast before so its going to be a learning curve.
Thanks for the recipe.