Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

I found this recipe in Taste of Home Magazine, recipe by Elsie Palmer. I just received my first KitchenAid Mixer for Christmas and couldn't wait to try it on making bread dough and decided to try this recipe, although I only made half, one loaf. Times don't include rising and cooling times.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the sugar, salt and 3 cups flour. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes. Stir in remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  3. Punch dough down. Turn onto a floured surface; divide in half. Shape each portion into a loaf. Place each loaf seam side down on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 30 minutes. With a sharp knife, make four shallow slashes across top of each loaf.
  4. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
Most Helpful

Poured all the ingredients in my kitchenaid mixer bowl and let go for 5 minutes with the dough hook @ speed 2, then followed remaining instructions and cooked as directed and this turned out perfectly. Thanks for sharing ;)

queenbeatrice June 28, 2010

First I must say, beautiful, tender, flavorful chewy bread, my friend. We loved it. I made 1/3 the recipe. I didn't have enough yeast to make more. What a great recipe, this is, even with my scaling down the recipe, the bread was amazing and tasted great. It was a lovely addition to our last Italian meal. Can't wait to make this again. Made for Culinary Quest 2014 for the Suitcase Gourmets.

Baby Kato August 27, 2014

Turned out great even though I made half for one loaf. Very good with our chicken marsala.

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