Simple Yeast Bread / Dough

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Asooma
Recipe by Asooma

A versatile yeast dough recipe that you can use for making loaf bread, pizza, dinner rolls, hot dog wrappers..anything you can think of using bread.

Top Review by pierrecouture52

Very easy good recipe

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine 1/2 cup warm water with 2 tablespoons of yeast and in a large mixing bowl and set aside for about 5 minutes.
  2. Combine the 1 1/4 cups warm water with the butter or oil and add to the yeast mixture after it has expanded.
  3. Combine the salt and flour and add 2 cups of flour to the yeast / water mixture and mix well.
  4. Continue adding flour until a soft dough forms and begins to pull away from the sides of the bowl. Turn the soft dough out onto a well floured surface and knead in remaining flour, continuing to knead for about 10 minute until the dough is very soft and pliable.
  5. Place the dough into a well-greased pan, turning once to coat and allow to rise for about 1 1/2 hours. Dough is ready when doubled in size and indentation remains when pressing a finger into the center.
  6. Press to deflate and shape the dough as you desire. You can use it to make mini pizzas, hot dog wraps, 2 regular sized pizzas, 2 loafs of bread or cinnamon bread.
  7. After shaping the dough, allow to rise again for 10-15 minutes before baking. Bake in a very hot oven (450-500 F) for 12-15 minutes. Check for desired golden color / doneness. Ovens vary in cooking time, so check the dough at about 10 minute and then adjust the cooking time / temperature according to your oven.

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