BASIC HOMEMADE BREAD RECIPE: HOW TO MAKE IT
Provided by: Taste of Home
Total time: 50 minutes
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
Yield: 2 loaves (16 pieces each).
|1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast|
|3 tablespoons plus 1/2 teaspoon sugar|
|2-1/4 cups warm water (110° to 115°)|
|1 tablespoon salt|
|6-1/4 to 6-3/4 cups bread flour|
|2 tablespoons canola oil|
- In a large bowl, dissolve yeast and 1/2 teaspoon sugar in warm water; let stand until bubbles form on surface. Whisk together remaining 3 tablespoons sugar, salt and 3 cups flour. Stir oil into yeast mixture; pour into flour mixture and beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, to form a soft dough. , Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, 8-10 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, 1-1/2 to 2 hours., Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide dough in half. Shape each into a loaf. Place in 2 greased 9×5-in. loaf pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, 1 to 1-1/2 hours., Bake at 375° until loaf is golden brown and sounds hollow when tapped or has reached an internal temperature of 200°, 30-35 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
Calories 102 calories, FatContent 1g fat (0 saturated fat), CholesterolContent 0 cholesterol, SodiumContent 222mg sodium, CarbohydrateContent 20g carbohydrate (1g sugars, FiberContent 1g fiber), ProteinContent 3g protein.