I need a bread recipe- the aftermath with pics!

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Buster, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Can someone please post a simple bread recipe for a first-time bread maker? I would like to give it a shot today and surprise my wife.

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2008
  2. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Here is my favorite one. Very easy too.

    Honey Whole-Wheat bread

    This is a really great whole-wheat bread. It is my favorite one I
    have tried so far. If you prefer white bread, it makes a wonderful
    white bread as well, just use the same amount of all-purpose flour in
    place of the whole-wheat flour.

    7 1/2 C whole-wheat flour
    1/3 C oil
    1 Tbsp salt
    1 Tbsp yeast
    1/3 C honey
    2 greased loaf pans

    In a small bowl mix the yeast with 1/4 C warm water. Sprinkle a bit
    of flour on the top and cover with a paper towel to bloom. In a
    large bowl, mix 2 1/2 C hot water and 3 1/4 C flour. Add oil, honey,
    1/2 C flour, salt and mix. Add yeast mixture and 2- 2 1/2 C flour
    and mix until it pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Turn onto a
    floured surface and knead for 10mins. I find that the dough tends to
    be fairly sticky and I have to add quite a bit more flour as I am
    kneading. Divide into loaf pans and let rise until doubled in size.
    Bake for 35-40 mins in a 350* oven. Turn out immediately onto a
    cooling rack.
     
  3. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Thanks! I don't have any whole wheat flour but I do have all-purpose. I am getting everything together for it now.

    Thanks for taking the time to post the recipe.
     
  4. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Buster I am asking for you to be moved where ya belong, silly one!!!
     
  5. Bammony

    Bammony Red-dress-less

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    I make all of the bread our family eats. I use whole wheat in all my bread. So.....go to the store and buy some and then give me a call and I'll talk you through this Buster. Go on.....hurry up! [​IMG]
     
  6. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Quote:Aha! Thanks! I was looking for recipes in the index and must have passed by it.

    Got the yeast mixed- on to the next step.
     
  7. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is an easy one for a first time bread baker and it just also happens to be very good.

    Quick Casserole Bread

    2 cups milk
    2 pkg. yeast
    3 tablespoons sugar
    2 1/2 teaspoons salt
    2 tablespoons butter
    4 1/2 cups flour

    Put 2 1/2 cups flour and the yeast in a large mixer bowl.

    Heat milk, sugar, salt and butter together until pretty warm.

    While beating flour, yeast mixture with a mixer slowly add warm milk mixture until well blended. Beat on high speed for 3 minutes.

    Add one more cup of flour blend in, then beat on high speed for 2 minutes.

    Add last cup of flour and blend in by hand. Dough will still be very soft.

    Cover bowl with plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place till more than double, about 45 minutes.

    Preheat oven to 375*

    Stir down dough and beat vigorously by hand for 1 minute.

    Turn into a greased 1 1/2 quart casserole. Bake at 375* for 45 minutes or till done.
     
  8. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Thanks Betty. I will try that one next time.

    The dough is in the pans. Can anyone tell me how long it will take to rise? I think it's been about 20 minutes now and nothing. And YES I added yeast. [​IMG]
     
  9. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    There is also a beer bread recipe here somewhere that is REALLY good with jalapeno's and cheese....
     
  10. annmarie

    annmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The dough is in the pans. Can anyone tell me how long it will take to rise? I think it's been about 20 minutes now and nothing. And YES I added yeast.

    It should take about an hour. Make sure it's sitting somewhere warm and don't disturb it! Good luck!​
     

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