Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 0 mins

This recipe came from a dear lady I knew while living in Texas. I have used this bread recipe as bread, rolls, breadsticks, hogie type sandwich rolls, scones. It is very versatile. If the full batch of bread is too much to do - this recipe is easily halved and even quartered.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 tablespoons yeast
  • 8 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 8 cups hot water
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 11 -12 cups flour (any combination of wheat or white)


  1. Mix water and yeast until yeast is dissolved. Add other ingredients.
  2. Stir in 11-12 cups flour - any combination of wheat or wheat/white you desire. Knead for 10 minutes. Extra flour may be needed so the dough isn't sticky.
  3. Divide dough into 4 sections. Cover and let rest for 15 minutes.
  4. Knead and shape into 4 loaves. Put in greased pans.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes. Less time for rolls.
Most Helpful

Yummy! I cut the serving size to one loaf (I wish I hadn't). My daughter (6 year old) said this is the best bread she ever has tasted! The crust was perfect and the center was fluffy like a pillow (that bit is my DD description). I used luke warm water (because I never have luck with hot water and yeast). I topped the bread with poppy seeds and sesame seeds. Thanks Chef on the coast for a yummy recipe

Chef floWer January 06, 2010

This had a good texture and decent flavor -- but only after adding a lot more flour than originally called for. Next time I think I would need to add more sugar in order to compensate for the additional flour that I had to add. Turned out perfectly done after 30 minutes.

iewe September 09, 2008