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Bread Made With Water

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 pint lukewarm water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter, dripping or lard
  • 1/2 cake compressed yeast, dissolved in 1/2 cup water

Instructions

(This recipe is for Manitoba flour. A little more fine flour would be necessary.)

Sift the flour. Put the salt, sugar and butter into a large bowl, pour on the warm water, stir until they are dissolved. Add the flour gradually until it forms a thin batter, then add the yeast; beat vigorously for at least five minutes. Add more flour until the dough is stiff enough to knead. Turn out on the board and knead for half hour. Cover and let rise until double its bulk. Form into separate loaves, put into the pans, cover, and let rise again till double its bulk. Bake in a hot oven about an hour. (Milk or half milk may be substituted in this recipe.)

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Source

Public School Domestic Science (1898).


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