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Frugal Homemade Sandwich Bread Recipe

I've been baking bread for over 25 years. During that time I've experimented with different flour, yeast, oil, butter, and sweeteners. I've baked bread with whole milk, skim milk, powdered milk, and water.

I've kneaded the dough by hand, in a Kitchenaid stand mixer, and even with a breadmaker. I started by following "the rules" of breadmaking. Now I just do my own thing.


> hot tap water > traditional yeast > honey > butter > all-purpose flour

Step 1

Pour water into a large bowl

Add yeast

Step 2

Add honey

Step 3

Mix yeast and honey gently with water

Step 4

Let yeast-honey-water mixture sit for 10 minutes

Step 5