Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Amish Sweet White Bread

I've known of this recipe for a while now, but waited to try it because it was sweet, and it was white - two things that don't spell really healthy for me. However, I had kaya in the fridge, and kaya goes really well with sweet bread, so I took the plunge.

No regrets there though. This loaf came out nicely. It's soft, and it's sweet. What more can one ask for in a loaf of bread?

Ingredients (1 loaf)
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 cups flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon yeast
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • dash of salt

  • Add the sugar and yeast to the warm water, and let it proof for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • After proofing, add flour to the mixture and knead the dough into a ball.
  • Cover the dough, and let it rise in a warm place until it doubles in size (approximately 1 hour).

  • When the dough has risen, punch it back down, and knead it a couple of times.
  • Oil a loaf pan, and place the dough in the pan.
  • Bake the dough at 375F for 30-35 minutes.

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