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Sweet Bread Dough

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  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Dry yeast 10 Gram
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  All purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)

To scalded milk add shortening, 1/3 cup sugar and salt.
Sprinkle 1 teaspoon sugar and yeast over water, and let stand 10 minutes in warm place (85°F).
Stir yeast briskly, and add to milk mixture.
Add egg.
Beat in 2 cups flour.
Combine remaining flour with batter by stirring with hand.
Turn dough onto lightly floured board, and knead 5 minutes or until elastic.
Shape into smooth ball, place in greased bowl and grease top slightly.
Cover, and let rise until doubled in bulk, about 11/2 hours.
Punch down, and turn onto lightly floured board.
Divide into 2 pieces.
Form each into a ball.
Cover, and let rest 10 minutes.
Use 1 ball of dough for each variation.

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Anonymous's picture
You are confusing me when you have 4-4 1/2 cups of flour. So I put in 4 1/2 cups twice. Of course it did not work out too much flour. I am now trying it with just 4 1/2 flour hopefully this works better
Anonymous's picture
Also you give no cooking time!! AND how many degrees t cook at!
Sweet Bread Dough Recipe