Janae's Homemade Amish Bread

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READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Janae

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Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissolve yeast and 1 T. Sugar in 1 cup warm water.
  2. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, combine shortening, salt, sugar, and boiling water.
  4. Mix together until shortening is dissolved.
  5. Add 2 1/2 cups of additional warm water.
  6. Now add the yeast mixture, and blend thoroughly.
  7. in large bowl.
  8. Next add 6 cups of flour, gradually mixing until dough can no longer be mixed.
  9. Knead dough for 20 minutes, continuing to add the remaining flour until the dough becomes soft and is no longer sticky.
  10. Let rise for 2 hours.
  11. Place dough in 4 bread pans.
  12. Cover with a heavy cloth, and let rise for an additional two hours.
  13. Bake at 350* for 30 minutes.

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