Basic White Bread

Prep 15 m
Rise 120 m
Bake 30 m



  1. 1 of 7 Dissolve 1 teaspoon honey and yeast in 3 tablespoons warm water in small bowl. Let stand until foamy, about 5 minutes.
  2. 2 of 7 Combine flour, salt, butter, yeast mixture in 12-cup food processor fitted with dough or steel blade.
  3. 3 of 7 Combine 1-1/4 cups warm water, egg, remaining 1/4 cup honey. With machine running, pour honey mixture slowly through feed tube. When ball forms, process 1 to 2 minutes. If dough doesn't clear sides, add more flour, a tablespoon at a time. If too dry, add water, a tablespoon at a time.
  4. 4 of 7 Place dough in large greased bowl, turning to coat; cover loosely with plastic wrap. Bring large shallow pot of water to simmering. Remove from heat. Place rack on top. Place bowl with dough on rack; cover bowl with towel. Let rise 45 minutes to 1 hour or until doubled.
  5. 5 of 7 Grease two 8 x 4 x 3-inch loaf pans. Punch down dough; knead few turns. Divide dough in half; place half in each prepared pan. Place pans on rack over very hot water in pot; cover with towel. Let rise 45 to 55 minutes until doubled.
  6. 6 of 7 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Slash loaves down center lengthwise with single-edge razor blade.
  7. 7 of 7 Bake in 350 degrees F oven 30 minutes until hollow-sounding when tapped. Cool on rack for 30 minutes.
Nutrition Information for Basic White Bread
Servings Per Recipe:
Per Serving: 3 g pro., 13 mg chol., 137 mg sodium, 123 kcal cal., 2 g Fat, total, 23 g carb.
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