Homemade White Bread, Non-Bread Machine

Recipe by WJKing
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 18
YIELD: 3 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 34
    cups water (approx. 105 degrees)
  • 1
    tablespoon yeast
  • 13
    cup sugar
  • 1
    tablespoon salt
  • 2
    tablespoons lard
  • 6 -7
    cups occident flour
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DIRECTIONS

  • In large bowl, mix sugar, yeast, melted lard and warm water.
  • Stir and let stand approximately 2-5 minutes, until bubbly.
  • Add salt and flour; stir, then mix well.
  • Let stand (covered with a towel) for 30-60 minutes.
  • Punch down, then knead.
  • Shape into three loaves.
  • Place into greased loaf pans and let rise until rounded above pan.
  • Bake at 350 for 30 minutes or until done.
  • Remove from pans and butter tops, if desired, for a softer crust.
  • Note: Adjust flour as needed.
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