I love this bread submitted by Peg! It’s a bit dense, sweet and tastes good with butter. And since I know that my mother likes to eat it with less sugar, I did not use the recommended amount of sugar. Well, I’m sure if you put less sugar, your elderly in the family will appreciated the bread even more:)
Ingredients To Prepare:
- 2/3 cup white sugar
- 2 cups warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
- 6 cups bread flour
- 1 1/2 tablespoons active dry yeast
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
Oven Bake Instructions:
- In a large bowl, dissolve the sugar in warm water, and then stir in yeast. Allow to proof until yeast resembles a creamy foam.
- Mix salt and oil into the yeast.
- Mix in flour one cup at a time. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface until smooth. Place in a well oiled bowl, and turn dough to coat.
- Cover with a damp cloth. Allow to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
- Punch dough down. Knead for a few minutes, and divide in half.
- Shape into loaves, and place into two well oiled 9×5 inch loaf pans.
- Allow to rise for 30 minutes, or until dough has risen 1 inch above pans.
- Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30 minutes.
Bread Machine Bake Instructions:
- Put in the ingredients according to your bread machine’s manual.
- Choose White Bread Cycle and press start.
- Wait till the dough has risen once and the machine is starting to knead again, then reset the bread machine.
- Start the bread machine and let it run through the cycle until the bread is done.