How to Make Homemade Bread Without a Mixer
Recipe type: Bread
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 3 loaves
Such an easy recipe to learn how to make homemade bread - without using a mixer! From start to finish, you can be done in two hours or a little more.
  • 3 cups water
  • ½ cup sugar (I used a lot less)
  • 2 Tbsp. yeast
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 8-12 cups bread flour
  1. Dissolve yeast with sugar in warm water (110-115 degrees)
  2. Mix vegetable oil and salt together
  3. Add the yeast mixture to the oil mixture
  4. Add 4 cups bread flour to the yeast mixture and stir until mixed well
  5. Put the dough on the counter and dust with bread flour
  6. Knead the bread flour into the dough
  7. Keep adding more flour into the dough until it is not sticky
  8. Knead on counter top until smooth and elastic - 5-10 minutes
  9. Place into greased bowl and let rise in a warm, draft-free place
  10. When double in size, punch down and let it rise again
  11. Repeat
  12. Divide dough into equal portions and shape into loaves
  13. Put into greased bread pans and prick with a fork if desired
  14. Let rise until double
  15. Bake in 350 oven for 30 minutes or until brown
  16. Remove from pans and cool on a rack or a tea towel
  17. Grease the top of loaves with butter, margarine, vegetable oil, or Crisco
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