Easy Homemade White Bread

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White Bread!

Works well as sandwich bread, my children love it thickly sliced with layers of ham and cheddar cheese.

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Easy Homemade White Bread

This recipe is perfect for a bread making novice yet will still impress. 
Servings 1 large loaf
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr

Ingredients

  • 3 cups plain flour
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • cups water
  • ¼ cups milk
  • tsp rapid rise yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • tbsp white sugar

Instructions

  • Place two cups of the flour, sugar, yeast and salt into the mixing bowl of an electric stand mixer and give a quick stir to combine.
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  • Heat the milk, butter and water to around 120 degrees. It should feel warm but definitely not hot to the touch.
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  • Add it into the flour mixture and beat for a couple of minutes before adding in another half cup of flour.
  • Continue beating scraping the sides of the bowl if required.
  • Knead the dough until it forms a ball. Only add the remaining half a cup of flour if this is required and the dough is still to sticky to form a ball.
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  • Knead for a further five minutes on medium speed then cover the bowl and allow the dough to rest for ten minutes.
  • If making two smaller loaves, grease and flour two loaf tins.
  • Tip the dough onto a lightly floured surface.
  • Cut the dough into two halves and shape into loaves before placing into the prepared tins.
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  • Cover with a damp towel and leave to rise for around 45 minutes. They should double in size after this time.
  • Preheat the oven to 400f then bake the loaves for around 20-25 minutes until the top is golden.
  • Allow to cool in the tin for five minutes then turn out onto a wire rack.
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Course: Bread
Cuisine: English
Keyword: Quick & Easy, White Bread

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