For: 1 loaf 2 loaves 3 loaves
You will need:
Water 1 cup 2 cups 3 loaves
Sugar 1 & 1/2 Tblspns 3 Tblspns 4 & 1/2 Tblspns
Yeast 1 pkt 2 pkts 3 pkts
Flour 3 cups 6 cups 9 cups
Salt 1 & 1/2 tsp 1 Tbspn 4 & 1/2 tspns
Yeast from a jar: 2 & 1/4 tsp = 1 packet.
The water needs to be lukewarm & if the bowl is cold or cool warm it in hot water first.
Mix water & sugar well & then add yeast stir & then let sit 5 min.
Add half of flour via sifter & salt.
Stir until well mixed & then gradually add the rest of the flour mixing with spoon while you can & then kneading the rest on floured board to mix in the rest of the flour.
Return to bowl & cover with damp cloth.
Put in warm (at least 85 degrees) place for 45 minutes or until is doubled in bulk.
Punch down & re knead.
Seperate if you’re making more than 1 loaf of bread & put into pre- greased pan(s) cover & let rise again for at least 30 min (again until doubled in bulk)
Bake for aprox 30 minutes at 425 degrees.