Monday, March 29, 2010

Diane's White Bread

Forget about anything I have ever said about bread. This bread is full of flavor and oh so moist. THIS one IS my favorite!!!! My sister Diane contributed this golden to me and... I am in love!

3 yeast
6 C milk (very warm)
3/4 C shortening
1 C sugar
3 Tbl salt
1 1/2 C water (very warm)
8-10 flour

 Keep in mind this recipe has been custom constructed for a BOSCH, if you do not have a Bosch and are using a Kitchenaid 1st of all bummer, secondly you will have to half this recipe.

Heat milk on stove top or microwave until very warm,  then gently add to mixer. Combine shortening, sugar, water, 4-5 cups of flour and then yeast. Knead in mixer (Bosch) until smooth (approx 2 min) then add 1 cup at a time flour and salt until dough is formed and is barely pulling away from sides of mixer. Knead an additional 8 minutes in mixer. When ready pour out into greased bowl and cover with damp cheese cloth until doubles in size. Remove from bowl onto well floured countertop and separate into 7-8 equal loaves depending on size. Brush with butter or egg whites and let rest until rises in bread pan and bake at 350 until well golden (40 min approx)... don't under bake and don't over bake.

If you are feeling insecure about bread making feel free to email me or read this.



Kim said...

Soooo beautiful, too! Bread is my dessert and my weakness. Yes, please post the time it takes to bake. I made those other cookies you posted recently. Good!
(Morgan's MIL)

Kari Davis said...

holy smokes... that looks too perfect... I just can't get the bread thing down? But this makes me want to keep trying!

Tanielle said...

I really want to try, is it 3 Tbl yeast, and 6 Tbl Milk? The bread looks so beautiful in the braids.

jenjamin said...

Tanielle, I edited to recipe. I think these changes should answer your questions.

Thanks to all of you :) Hope you love it.

Lizzy said...

Okay I so stinking love you! I'm calling this bread gratitude bread because you have to give it away it makes so much, so I give it away as a means of saying thanks to whomeva!