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Perfect White Bread

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  Sifted flour 6 1⁄2 Cup (104 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Vegetable shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon

In large mixer bowl, combine 2 1/4 cups of the flour and the yeast.
In saucepan, heat together milk, vegetable shortening, sugar, and salt just until warm; stir occasionally to melt vegetable shortening.
Add to dry ingredients in mixer bowl.
Beat at low speed of electric mixer for 1/2 minute; scrape sides of bowl constantly.
Beat 3 minutes at high speed.
By hand, stir in enough of the remaining flour to make a soft dough.
Turn out on lightly floured surface; knead until smooth.
Place in greased bowl; turn once to grease surface.
Cover; let rise until double, 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Punch down; divide dough in half.
Shape in 2 loaves; place in 2 greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pans.
Cover and let rise until double, 45 to 60 minutes.
Bake at 400° for 45 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3840 Calories from Fat 657

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g114.7%

Saturated Fat 22.6 g112.9%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 45.2 mg15.1%

Sodium 4082 mg170.1%

Total Carbohydrates 679 g226.4%

Dietary Fiber 24.9 g99.7%

Sugars 55.9 g

Protein 104 g207.8%

Vitamin A 9.2% Vitamin C 0.07%

Calcium 64.5% Iron 223.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Perfect White Bread Recipe