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“This is an old recipe I got years ago from a good friend of mine. My children won't eat store bread anymore because of this recipe. Freezes well.”
3hrs 40mins
5 loaves

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl put in the sugar.
  2. Add the water and sprinkle with the yeast.
  3. Let stand 10 minutes.
  4. Stir yeast mixture with a whisk.
  5. Add salt and oil, stir again.
  6. Gradually add flour one cup at a time, stirring with the whisk until too thick to stir.
  7. Swich to a wooden spoon until dough comes away from the sides of the bowl.
  8. Turn onto a floured surface and knead for 8 minutes while adding remaining flour.
  9. Spray an extra large bowl with vegetable spray.
  10. Place dough in the bowl.
  11. Spray dough with the vegetable spray.
  12. Cover with a towel and let rise in a warm place 1 1/4 hours.
  13. Punch down dough, turn out onto floured surface and cut into 5 pieces.
  14. Make each piece into a ball.
  15. Spray 5 loaf pans with vegetable spray.
  16. Shape dough balls into loaves, place in the pans.
  17. Cover with a towel in a warm place for 1 hour.
  18. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  19. Place loaves in oven and bake for 35- 40 minutes.
  20. Cool on wire rack.

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