Introduction: Bread Recipe

Picture of Bread Recipe

Ingredients you need to make your own bread:

Flour - 5 cups 
Eggs - 2
Sugar - 3 tablespoons
Salt - 2 teaspoons
Dry yeast - 4 teaspoons
Milk (2% or 3.25%) - 500 ml
Softened butter - 95 ml

** It's very important you ensure that all quantities are accurate **

Step 1: Start Your Bread!

Picture of Start Your Bread!

First

You need to heat the milk up to 34 C (93 F).
Stir the yeast in the milk and let stand for 10 minutes so that the yeast can activate.

Step 2:

Picture of

In a bol, mix the flour, the salt, the sugar and the diluted yeast in the milk to make a paste.

Step 3: With a Mixer

Picture of With a Mixer

Using the hook, turn the mixer on low speed for about 10 minutes.

After, let stand 5 minutes.

Step 4: With Your Hands

Picture of With Your Hands

Knead dough on floured surface about 10 minutes until dough is smooth and elastic.

Let stand 5 minutes.

Step 5:

Picture of

Stir the butter and eggs to the dough.

Increase the intensity of the mixer and let it run another 10 minutes.

OR

Knead again for 10 minutes, until dough is elastic

Step 6:

Picture of

After kneading the dough, place it in a bowl covered with a plastic wrap.

Step 7:

Picture of

Let rise for 45 minutes at room temperature. The dough should double in volume.

Step 8:

Picture of

After the dough has risen, knead again a few minutes (2-3 minutes).

Place dough in a cakemold and let stand another 45 minutes. The dough should double in volume again.

Step 9:

Picture of

Preheat oven to 400 F and bake for 45 minutes.

You can also brush your bread with egg yolk before cooking.


Comments

About This Instructable

1,071views

15favorites

License:

More by hmsmojo:Bread recipe
Add instructable to: