Basic Bread Mix and White Bread Recipe for Bread Machines
(Shared recipe submitted by Kathleen Simington.)
Bread Mix Ingredients
- 20 cups bread machine flour (5 pounds)
- 1-1/4 cups granulated sugar
- 4 teaspoons salt
- 1 cup nonfat instant dry milk
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Stir together to distribute evenly. Put in a large airtight container. Label. Store in a cool dry place. Use within 6 to 8 months. Makes about 22 cups of mix.
Basic White Bread from Mix
- 1 cup lukewarm water
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
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- 1 egg beaten
- 3-1/2 cups bread mix (see above)
- 1-1/2 teaspoon yeast
Mix all together in bread machine according to manufacturer's instructions.
Notes: When measuring out the mix to make bread, stir it up in the container and spoon it out into the cup. It seems to make the bread more airy.
Variation: I also use this to make cinnamon bread. Add 1 tablespoon cinnamon and 1 cup raisins. If your machine has a nut and fruit button or if it beeps at the correct time, add the raisins then. If you add them at the beginning when you put all the other ingredients in it chops up the raisins up too finely.
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