White Loaf

READY IN: 3hrs 25mins
Recipe by ellie_

(The Best of Finnish Cooking)Prep time includes 2 rises.

Top Review by Mike McCartney

I think is great white bread! I did use only 1/2 teaspoon of salt, but otherwise did exactly as instructed. I think I will try baking it in a loaf pan next time, but it is awesome anyway. Thank you so much.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Dissove the yeast in warm water.
  2. Stir in saslt, sugar and butter.
  3. Beat in the flour.
  4. Knead until dough is smooth and elastic.
  5. Cover with towel or plastic wrap and let rise until double (1 1/2-2 hours) Punch down.
  6. On a floured board shape it into a round loaf.
  7. Cover with a towel and let rise (45 minutes).
  8. Preheat oven to 400-degrees F.
  9. Pat the loaf down with hands.
  10. Using hands or rolling pin stretch it onto round flat sheet about 1/2 inch thick.
  11. Starting with one side roll it into a loaf.
  12. Place it seam side down on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  13. With a sharp knife, cut 1/2 inch slash from one end of loaf to the other.
  14. Bake in oven until browned and loaf is done about 25 minutes.
  15. Cool.

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