Granny's White Bread

Granny's White Bread

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"This is the only bread recipe I use! It's very basic and always great. I grew up on it, so I continue to make it in memory of my special Granny! Enjoy this with your kids or grandkids and make some memories! God bless!"

Ingredients

servings 158 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 158 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.9g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 283 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Heat milk in a large saucepan over low heat until it bubbles; stir in butter or margarine, sugar and salt, then cool until lukewarm. Add warm water and potatoes and sprinkle in yeast until it dissolves. Then stir in 6 cups of the flour and mix all together. Add the remaining 4 to 5 cups of flour and mix. Let rest 15 minutes.
  2. Turn dough out on a floured surface and knead softly until dough is elastic and smooth. Lightly oil a large mixing bowl; add dough and turn to coat. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise 1 hour or until dough has doubled in volume.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease two 9x5 inch loaf pans.
  4. Punch down dough and divide into 3 to 4 sections. Shape into loaves and let rise, covered, until volume is nearly doubled.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 30 minutes or until loaves sound hollow when tapped on the bottom.
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I only needed 3 1/2Cups of flour after the first 6 cups. Also, I would only use 1TBS. of salt; otherwise, this is a nice dense bread with a good taste...

I did not need as much flour as the recipe called for, however it was still delicous and fairly easy to make.

Good bread recipe. I've made it several times. A basic for everyones recipe box.

Good heavy potato bread. Nice crust

We Love this bread recipe! It's the only white bread recipe we use! Thank you.

YUM!! This is a fanastic bread. I made a few days ago and we love ti. It makes great toast and I can't wait to use it for French Toast. I am just learning how to bake bread and this was an e...

i love this bread. it's the perfect everyday bread... nothing crazy...nice and plain. my husband and i love it... so does everyone else who tries it.

This was my first time ever making bread and I cannot say enough good things about it! It's yummy, rich, and substantial enough for sandwiches. I ended up using the 3.5 cups of flour to knead th...

I wanted a good bread recipe to use with my ham and beans and this is the best of them. We all love it.