Homemade white bread

Homemade white bread

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
15
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-5+
750 g all-purpose flour
450 ml water
17 g butter
1 tsp salt
1¼ tsp dried yeast
75 ml milk
chilled butter for greasing
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • stand mixer
  • small saucepan
  • spatula
  • kitchen towel
  • loaf pan
  • large mixing bowl
  • aluminum foil

Nutrition per serving

Cal
576
Protein
16g
Fat
5g
Carb
115g

Step 1/4

Add the flour and water to stand mixer and beat for approx. 2 – 3 min. until ingredients are well incorporated.
  • 750 all-purpose flour
  • 450 ml water
  • oven
  • stand mixer

Add the flour and water to stand mixer and beat for approx. 2 – 3 min. until ingredients are well incorporated.

Step 2/4

Melt the butter in small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the yeast, salt and milk. Stir until yeast is dissolved, making sure that milk is only lukewarm. Remove from heat. Add mixture to stand mixer and knead until a smooth dough has formed.
  • 17 butter
  • 1 tsp salt
  •  tsp dried yeast
  • 75 ml milk
  • small saucepan
  • spatula

Melt the butter in small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the yeast, salt and milk. Stir until yeast is dissolved, making sure that milk is only lukewarm. Remove from heat. Add mixture to stand mixer and knead until a smooth dough has formed.

Step 3/4

Lightly flour work surface. Knead the dough again and form to a ball. Flour a large mixing bowl before adding the dough in. Cover with kitchen towel and let rise in a warm place for approx. 1 hour. Knead dough again, pulling the edges underneath to form a smooth loaf shape. Grease the loaf pan with butter. Transfer dough to loaf pan. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let rise for approx. 1 hour more.
  • chilled butter for greasing
  • kitchen towel
  • oven
  • loaf pan
  • large mixing bowl

Lightly flour work surface. Knead the dough again and form to a ball. Flour a large mixing bowl before adding the dough in. Cover with kitchen towel and let rise in a warm place for approx. 1 hour. Knead dough again, pulling the edges underneath to form a smooth loaf shape. Grease the loaf pan with butter. Transfer dough to loaf pan. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let rise for approx. 1 hour more.

Step 4/4

Once dough has risen, preheat the oven to 200°C/390°F.  Remove kitchen towel and cover the loaf pan with aluminum foil. Transfer to preheated oven and bake for approx. 20 – 25 min. Remove the foil and bake for another 10 min. until golden brown. Enjoy!
  • oven
  • aluminum foil

Once dough has risen, preheat the oven to 200°C/390°F. Remove kitchen towel and cover the loaf pan with aluminum foil. Transfer to preheated oven and bake for approx. 20 – 25 min. Remove the foil and bake for another 10 min. until golden brown. Enjoy!