Homemade Bread

Baking bread just smells like love.

Homemade Bread


1 package yeast
1/4 cup water, lukewarm
1 1/2 tablespoons Crisco
1 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups boiling water
5 to 6 cups flour

Combine yeast and 1/4 cup water; let stand until dissolved, approximately 15 minutes. In arge bowl combine Crisco,salt,sugar and boiling water.  Mix together and let cool.  Stir in yeast mixture.  Add flour in  increments, working flour in with hand until dough is stiff.  Form dough into ball.  Grease a large bowl, add dough, grease top of dough and let rise covered with a towel until double in size (approximately 2 hours.)

Divide dough into two equal balls, place in two greased loaf pans and let it rise until double.  Then bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes.  Let cool 10 minutes before removing from pan.  (380 calories)


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