Amish White Bread

Recipe by Karen..
READY IN: 5hrs 30mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water.
  • In large bowl, combine sugar, salt, 2 cups water and shortening.
  • Stir in yeast mixture.
  • Gradually add flour to form a soft dough.
  • Turn onto floured surface and knead until smooth.
  • Place in a greased bowl and cover and let rise for about 2 hours.
  • Punch down and divide into 2 portions and form loaves.
  • Place in greased 9 x 5 loaf pans and prick tops with fork.
  • Let rise until higher than pans (about 2 hours).
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Cool for ten minutes.
  • Rub butter all over tops of loaves.
  • Place pans on sides until loosened.
  • Remove bread from pans and cool completely on racks.
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