Crusty White Bread

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  • Add sugar, salt, oil and 3 cups four, mix well.
  • Add enough remaining dough to make dough easy to handle.
  • turn out dough into lightly floured, cloth covered surface and knead till smooth and elastic.
  • Place dough in oiled bowl and brush top with oil.
  • Cover dough with a damp cloth, and let dough rise 1 hr, or until doubled.
  • Punch down dough and divide in half.
  • Roll each half into a 9x18 inch rectangle, and starting at she short side, roll up into a roll.
  • Press down ends of roll to seal, and tuck ends under roll.
  • Place roll in greased loaf pan, seam side down and cover with damp cloth. Repeat with other roll. Let rise 1 hr, or until doubled.
  • Heat oven to 400F and bake approx 35 minute Loaves should be golden brown and sound hollow when tapped.