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Quick Bread

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Ingredients
  Plain flour/Whole meal/ white 1 Pound
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Milk and water/Tepid water 1⁄2 Pint
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Yeast/2 teaspoon dried 1⁄2 Ounce
  Melted fat 1 Ounce
Directions

Sift the flour, salt, and sugar and put in a warm place.
Crumble the yeast into the tepid water.
Make a well in the centre of the flour and pour in the water and the fat.
Mix to a dough and knead well for 10 minutes.
Divide in two and shape into loaves either to bake in greased loaf pans or as cottage loaves on a greased baking tray.
Stand in a warm place with a clean tea towel over the top.
When it has doubled its size bake in a hot oven for 15 minutes, and then reduce the heat to moderate for a further 1/2-3/4 hour.
If the loaf sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom, it is done.
Cool on a rack.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Quick

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