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Country White Bread

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages, 1/4 Ounce Each)
  Warm water 3 Cup (48 tbs) (110° To 115°)
  Egg 1
  Shortening 3 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 10 Cup (160 tbs)
  Melted butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
Add the egg, shortening, sugar, salt and 5 cups flour; beat until smooth.
Stir in enough remaining flour to form a stiff dough.
Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
Punch dough down.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in half.
Roll each portion into a 12-in x 10-in rectangle.
Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side; pinch seam to seal.
Place seam side down on a greased baking sheet.
Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes.
With a sharp knife, make five shallow diagonal slashes across the top of each loaf.
Bake at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from pans to wire racks.
Brush with butter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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