Crusty White Bread

Crusty White Bread

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"A fragrant white bread with a nice and crispy crust."

Ingredients

2 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 142 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 142 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.2g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 306 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small mixing bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in the warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the yeast mixture with the milk, the butter or margarine, 4 cups of the flour and the salt; stir until well combined. Add the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring well after each addition. When the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and supple, about 8 minutes.
  3. Lightly oil a large mixing bowl, place the dough in the bowl and turn to coat with oil. Cover with a damp cloth and put in a warm place to rise until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  5. Deflate the dough and turn it out onto a lightly floured surface. Divide the dough into two equal pieces and form into loaves. Place the loaves into two lightly greased 9x5 inch loaf pans. Cover the loaves with a damp cloth and let rise until doubled in volume, about 40 minutes.
  6. Mist loaves with water and bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until the loaves are golden brown and the bottom of a loaf sounds hollow when tapped.
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For a Professional Baker to say a Home recipe is Fantastic... is usually Just a Compliment, but I MUST say This Recipe IS Fantastic! Liquid to Dry mixture ratio is easy to adjust, if need be.The...

This recipie was delicious! I made this recipe away from home and had no bread pans so I just tossed the entire piece of dough, which would have made 2 loaves into a large non-stick wok/skillet...

Fabulous! I made the bread with skim milk and all purpous flour because that is what I had on hand. I also reduced the baking time to 25 minutes. Absolutely wonderful bread! My new white bread r...