Elaine Jana's Sweepstakes White Bread

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3hrs 45mins



  • Proof yeast in 1/2 cup water with 1 teaspoon sugar.
  • In large bowl add milk, sugar, shortening and salt.
  • Add cold water to cool to lukewarm.
  • Stir in yeast, 2 cups flour and 2 cups bread flour.
  • Beat well until smooth. By hand, stir in enough flour to make a stiff dough.
  • Turn onto floured surface and knead 10 minutes till dough is smooth.
  • Place in greased bowl; cover with towel and let rise until doubled in size, 2 hours.
  • Punch down dough and let rise 30 minutes; divide into 4 pieces.
  • Shape into oblongs.
  • Grease 4 loaf pans.
  • Put loafs into pans and grease tops of loafs.
  • Cover and let rise until doubled, about 60 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Bake 45 minutes or until loaves sound hollow when tapped.
  • Butter tops of loaves.
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