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White Bread Dough

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Ingredients
  Vitamin c tablet 1⁄20 Gram
  Castor sugar 1 Teaspoon (Leveled) (5 ml)
  Water 1⁄4 Pint (Hand-hot, 43�C, 110�F, 100 ml)
  Dried yeast 15 Milliliter (1 level tablespoon)
  Lard 1 Ounce (25 g)
  Plain bread flour 3 Pound (1 1/2 kg)
  Salt 15 Milliliter (1 level tablespoon)
  Dried milk 60 Milliliter (2 rounded tablespoons, optional)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a small basin, dissolve the sugar in water and add the yeast. Place aside for 20 minutes until frothy.
2) In a bowl, combine the flour with lard. Add salt and dried milk, if using.
3) Pour in the yeast liquid and 800 ml (11 pints) of hand-hot water all at once.
4) With hands, combine the flour to prepare a soft dough. Add more flour if the dough is sticky.
5) On a floured board, turn out the dough to knead and stretch for around 10 minutes, to make firm and elastic.
6) In a covered bowl, oiled plastic bag or in a covered saucepan place the dough.
7) Keep in a warm place for 1 hour to rise or in the refrigerator overnight.
8) Flatten the dough and roll up like a Swiss roll; repeat.
9) Shape the dough as per the requirement and keep the dough covered until ready to use.

SERVING
10) Use the dough to prepare bread by baking in oven.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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