Buttermilk & Honey Bread

Recipe by SharleneW
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Lightly spray two small or one large loaf pan with non stick cooking spray or coat with melted butter.
  • Set them on a baking sheet and set aside.
  • In a kitchen aid mixing bowl, hand whisk the water, yeast and sugar together and let stand for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in buttermilk, butter, honey, salt and half the flour.
  • Stir with a wooden spoon.
  • Fit machine with a dough hook, then kneading, add in more flour as required to make a soft, but firm dough, about 8- 10 minutes.
  • Cover lightly with plastic wrap and let rise 45- 90 minutes until doubled in size.
  • Gently deflate dough and divide into two or keep as one loaf.
  • Shape into oblongs and place in prepared loaf pans.
  • Insert loaf pans into a large plastic bag and let rise until doubled in size, about 30-45 minutes.
  • Glaze well with a beaten egg.
  • (You can also brush loaf with melted butter).
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place breads in oven and bake about 45 minutes until well browned.
  • Turn breads out onto a cooling rack and cool well before slicing.
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