Simple White Bread!
I've tried many bread recipes over the years and there's a few that I stick to, mainly because they're the ones that I know for sure will turn out well and taste great.
This is one of the easiest recipes I have and after realizing this morning that I was completely out of bread, I decided it was the perfect one to use because I don't have to worry about kneading or letting it rise for an hour or two. Surprisingly though, it tastes really good, I think actually one of the best tasting breads I've had in a while. Wow!
2 cups of warm milk
2 packets of instant dry yeast
1 whole egg
1/3 cup of vegetable oil
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups of all purpose flour
With an electric beater, mix the milk, yeast, egg, oil, sugar and salt.
Add the flour
and using a wooden spoon, mix the dough until smooth....the dough will be soft and more like a batter.
Pour the dough into two greased loaf pans, fill about halfway as this dough will rise a LOT.
Yes I know, doesn't exactly look like bread does it, more like a cake batter... but don't mock it till you try it....though I admit at this point I was starting to question the whole bread thing, see I'm a
Preheat the oven to 350 º and bake for 40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. (this just sounds more and more like cake doesn't it?)
Make sure not to open the door of the oven AT ALL while the bread is baking, you don't want to mess it up, or whatever it is that happens when you open the oven door and things turn out yucky. Again I'm NOT a baker!