4h Winning White Bread (Non Bread Machine)

"I have made this bread for many years. The recipe comes from and old book, over 25 years ago, The cover has left the book, but I believe it was called Ohio State Fair 4H Winning Recipes or something like this. My SIL wanted a hand made bread recipe. I search along time though my cookbook collection to find it. Thought I would post it to perserve it. I haven't made it in a long long time. This was my go to recipe before the invention of bread machines. I will have to take the time to make it again soon. This recipe has never failed me.Most and so tasty.."
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Ready In:
2 loafs




  • In a large bowl thoroughly mix 2 cups of flour, sugar,salt and undissolved Yeast.
  • Combine water, milk and margarine in a sauce pan. Heat over low heat until liquids are warm. (margarine does not need to be melted).
  • Gradually add to dry mixture and beat 2 minutes with a mixer, at medium speed scrapping the sides of the bowl.
  • Stir in enough of the remainig flour to make a soft dough.
  • Turn dough out on a lightly foured board and kneed until elastic and smooth. About 8 minutes.
  • Place in a greased bowl. Turn dough over and cover. Let rise in a warm place intil doubled. About 1 hour.
  • Punch down dough. Turn onto a lightly floured board. Cover and let rest for 15 minutes.
  • Divide dough in half. Shape each into a loaf.
  • Place each half in a greased 8 1/3 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pan.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled. About 1 hour.
  • Bake in 400F oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and let cool on a wire rack.

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  1. Carol G.
    Very good recipe, easy to make & very rewarding to eat. Loved it!!!


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