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    Amish White Bread

    Amish White Bread

    Photo by Renna P.

    This recipe has over 2600 Five Star reviews! This is a basic bread recipe that uses most ingredients in your pantry. By making your own bread, you can avoid the process chemicals in most commercial breads.

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    • 2

      cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)

    • cup white granulated sugar

    • tablespoons active dry yeast

    • teaspoons salt

    • ¼

      cup vegetable oil

    • 6

      cups bread flour


    In a large bowl, dissolve the sugar in warm water, and then stir in yeast. Allow to proof until yeast resembles a creamy foam. Mix salt and oil into the yeast. Mix in flour one cup at a time. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface until smooth. Place in a well oiled bowl, and turn dough to coat. Cover with a damp cloth. Allow to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour. Punch dough down. Knead for a few minutes, and divide in half. Shape into loaves, and place into two well oiled 9x5 inch loaf pans. Allow to rise for 30 minutes, or until dough has risen 1 inch above pans. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes.


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