Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Homemade Light Bread

Here is a great recipe to make bread. This is one of my all time favorites. Hope you enjoy!


1 package yeast
1/2 cup warm water
1/2 teaspoon sugar
2 cups warm water
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons salt


Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water.  Add 1/2 teaspoon sugar.  Let sit 40 minutes.  Cream 1/2 cup shortening and 1/2 cup sugar; add to your yeast mixture.  Add 2 cups warm water and enough flour to make a thick dough.  Let rise about double in bulk.  Work down again and them let it double itself again.  Set oven to 425 degrees F.  When heated, bake 15 minuts at 425 degrees F and then reduce heat to 375 degrees F.  Bake 30 minutes. Makes 2 large loaves.

1 comment:

Aaron C. said...

Oh I always wondered how to make bread! Thanks! This looks like a fantastic blog!
Aaron from Asian Recipes at Home:

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