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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.

    Last edited: Dec 10, 2008
  2. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    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

    Aug 15, 2008
    Salina, Utah
    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 Songster 10 Years

    Mar 1, 2008
    Texas Gulf Coast
    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 Songster

    Nov 20, 2007
    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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