Quick & Easy

Basic white bread

There's nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked bread.
18 slice
30M
45M
1H 15M

Once the aroma of baking bread starts filling your kitchen, you’ll be wondering why you don’t do this more often.

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Ingredients

Method

1.Whisk yeast, sugar and the water in a small bowl until yeast dissolves. Cover; stand in a warm place for 10 minutes or until mixture is frothy.
2.Sift flour and salt into a large bowl; stir in butter, milk and yeast mixture to a soft dough. Knead dough on a floured surface for 10 minutes or until dough is smooth and elastic. Place dough into an oiled large bowl. Cover; stand in a warm place for 1 hour or until dough has doubled in size.
3.Preheat oven to 200°C. Oil a 10cm deep, 9cm x 22cm bread loaf tin.
4.Turn dough onto a floured surface; knead for 1 minute or until smooth. Divide dough in half. Roll each half into a ball; place side-by-side in bread tin. Dust with a little extra flour; cover with plastic wrap. Stand in a warm place for 20 minutes or until dough has doubled in size.
5.Bake bread for 45 minutes or until it sounds hollow when tapped. Turn onto a wire rack to cool.

Bread can be frozen or as a whole loaf for up to three months.

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