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Basic Bread

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Ingredients
  Cake yeast/2 envelopes of dry yeast 1
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), luke warmed
  Skim milk 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Sugar 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Flour 6 Cup (96 tbs), sifted
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 425°F.
2) In the lukewarm water, dissolve the yeast.
3) Mix the sugar and milk together.
4) Stir into the dissolved yeast.
5) To this mixture, add the salt and 3 cups of flour.
6) Beat until smooth.
7) Add the oil and gradually mix in the remaining flour until the dough is stiff enough to handle.
8) Knead it until the dough is smooth and elastic.
9) In a greased bowl, place the dough, turning to coat all sides with oil.
10) Cover with a clean cloth and let rise in a warm place (about 85°F) until double in bulk.
11) Divide into 2 equal parts.
12) Shape the dough into loaves, and place into 2 loaf pans.
13) Cover and let rise again until doubled in bulk.

MAKING
14) Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
15) Reduce heat to 375°F and continue baking for 30 minutes longer.

SERVING
16) Remove the bread from pans and place on wire racks to cool, before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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