Simple One Hour Homemade Bread

Simple One Hour Homemade Bread

Simple One Hour Homemade Bread

Makes 2 loaves

Ingredients:

  • 5 1/4 cups white bread flour
  • 2 – 4 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. (rounded) saf-instant yeast
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. oil
  • 2 cups warm water (somewhere between 100 and 115 degrees Fahrenheit)

Directions:

1. Mix dry ingredients. Add oil and water. Mix for 1 minute and then check the consistency of the dough. The dough should be very sticky. If it is too dry, add more water.

2. Mix for 5 minutes. (Do not add any more flour after the dough has finished mixing.)

3. Spray kneading surface with cooking spray and turn dough out onto surface. Knead dough briefly until it has a smooth even consistency (this will only take several turns of the dough to accomplish).

4. Divide dough into 2 pieces (or more if you wish to have smaller loaves) and shape loaves into desired shapes and place on greased baking sheets. Cover with a large dish towel and let rise for 25 minutes.

5. While loaves are rising, preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. When loaves are ready to go into the oven, use a sharp knife (you can lightly spray your knife with cooking spray to prevent dragging) to make several slashes in the top. Make each cut about 1/4-inch deep at a 30 degree angle. Bake loaves for 25 minutes, or until they are golden brown.

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