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SWEET DOUGH (Master recipe)


Straight-Dough Method

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  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup warm (not hot) water
  • 2 packages or cakes yeast, active dry or compressed
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 cups sifted enriched flour
  • 2 cups sifted enriched flour (about)



Step 1

1. Scald milk. Stir in sugar, salt, and shortening. Cool to lukewarm.

2. Measure into bowl 1/2 cup warm water (cool to lukewarm for compressed yeast). Sprinkle or crumble in yeast. Stir until dissolved. Stir in lukewarm milk mixture.

3. Add beaten eggs and 3 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in additional 2 cups flour.

4. Turn dough out on lightly floured board. Knead until smooth and elastic. Place in greased bowl; brush top with soft shortening. Cover. Let rise in warm place, free from draft, until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.

5. Punch down and turn out on lightly floured board. Proceed according to directions for shaped selected.


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