Walter Sands' Favorite Bread

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by ChefRed

From King Arthur Flour website. Haven't made but will soon. Keeping here until then.

Top Review by Laney D.

This is the "Real" Walter Sand's bread recipe. I've made this bread in my machine once a week for the past two years. Also, it's a good idea to follow the water measurements for summer and winter, if you don't, it doesn't rise as well. The only change I've made over the years is using dry baking buttermilk powder when dry milk powder is not available. Also, every once in a while I add roasted garlic, so don't be afraid to add your favorite flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. This bread may be prepared and baked right in the machine (1 1/2-pound or larger models), or prepared in the machine, then removed, shaped, given a final rise and baked in a conventional oven. Either way, it's a good, down-to-earth white sandwich bread.
  2. Place the ingredients in your bread machine in the order recommended by the manufacturer, and program the machine for white or basic bread, or for the dough cycle. Press Start.
  3. If you're using the dough cycle, after the cycle is complete, allow the dough to continue to rise in the machine until it has really doubled in bulk. Remove the dough, shape it into a loaf, and place it in an 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan. Let it rise until almost doubled. Bake the bread in a preheated 350°F oven for 35 to 40 minutes. Cool and offer to a friend.

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