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Basic White Bread

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


White bread
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Basic White Bread is a recipe everyone should have in their bread machine repertoire.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours

Total Time: 2 hours, 25 minutes


  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat dry milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast


Place ingredients in bread pan in order listed or according to manufacturer's directions. When adding the yeast last, make a small well with your finger to place the yeast. This will insure the proper timing of the yeast reaction. Use basic (standard), rapid, timed cycles or according to manufacturer's directions. Makes a 2 pound loaf.
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 5 out of 5
Excellent Basic White Bread!, Member collinlovas

What a great, simple, basic recipe! Thank you.

31 out of 31 people found this helpful.

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