I\ve never been much of a housewife in the traditional sense......so imagine to the look on hubby's face when he came home to fresh baked bread that was them made into fresh french toast in the morning! And my son just thinks i'm not beyond super mom!
here is the recipe I use. I found it searching bread recipes after having issues with crohns and looking for something with no fiber to slow down my system a bit
This is the easiest one-loaf yeast bread you will ever bake. The Super Easy Bread for Beginners recipe produces a soft crust and a moist center using the most basic ingredients that can be found in most kitchens.
Prep Time: 3 hours
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 3 hours, 45 minutes
- 3/4 cup warm water
- 1 package active dry yeast
- 1 tsp salt
- 1-1/2 tbsp sugar
- 1 tbsp vegetable shortening
- 1/2 cup milk
- 3 cups all-purpose flour, approximately
- In large bowl, add the warm water. Slowly stir in dry yeast. Continue to stir until yeast is dissolved.
- Add salt, sugar, shortening, and milk to bowl. Stir.
- Mix in the first 2 cups of flour.
- If needed, begin adding more flour, one tablespoon at a time, until the dough chases the spoon around the bowl.
- You do not need to use up all the flour called for in this recipe, or you may need more flour than called for. The amounts vary depending on many factors, including weather, which is why most bread recipes only give an approximate amount of flour needed.
- Turn dough out onto floured board and knead, adding small spoonfuls of flour as needed, until the dough is soft and smooth, not sticky to the touch.
- Put dough in buttered bowl, turn dough over so that the top of dough is greased. Cover and let rise in warm spot for 1 hour.
- Punch down dough. Turn out onto floured board and knead.
- Preheat oven at 375 degrees F.
- Form dough into loaf and set in buttered bread pan. Cover and let rise for about 30 minutes.
- Score dough by cutting three slashes across the top with a sharp knife. Put in oven and bake for about 45 minutes or until golden brown.
- Turn out bread and let cool on a rack or clean dishtowel.
easy peasy!!!! and honestly neither time I watched the rising times and it was fine..... SERIOUSLY impressed!!!!! SERIOUSLY!
oh yeah REALLY!!!!! wait for it to cool... I know it's hard but worth the wait!
2 days later and my son is making it himself...updated june 11th