Yeast Bread

“Straight dough method.”

From a box sold in River Forest, Illinois.

Yeast Bread

1 c. hot liquid–all milk or 1/2 milk and 1/2 water
yeast, 1/2 cake
1 Tbsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. fat
3 to 4 c. flour — enough to make a light dough that can be handled on a bread board with very little flour.

Steps in making bread:

  1. Scald liquid.
  2. Add shortening, sugar, salt to half of that.
  3. Cool liquid to 95 deg. F. or below.
  4. Add yeast mixed with remaining liquid which was cooled before being mixed with the yeast.
  5. Add flour to make a soft dough (all flour required except that for use on bread board).
  6. Knead dough until smooth.
  7. First rising: set in greased bowl to rise until double in bulk.
  8. Knead or punch down.
  9. Second rising.
  10. Knead, shape–allow to rise in greased pans.

Bake–remove from pan.

Straight dough method.

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