Best Two Loaf White Bread Recipe

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Baking homemade bread is one of the simple joys in life, so here is one of the best two loaf white bread recipes for you to try your hand at baking homemade bread. Bread is a well loved food for people all around the world, and humans have been consuming bread since ancient times. The Egyptians made bread from grinding grains and making them into flour, and then letting the mixture bake in the sun, these flatbreads also became rising breads when the dough was allowed to sit out and ferment a bit creating a yeast that would make it rise before baking. Baking a simple bread recipe is similar, though we have pre made yeasts that are already active that you can purchase in the store. You activate the yeast by mixing it with water before it gets mixed into the dough. You will notice that the yeast bubbles up as it activates and this is what creates the leavening agent in the bread that makes it light and fluffy. Without yeast, bread is usually quite dense or flat. There are simple breads that don't involve yeast like naan bread, which is from India, and pita bread from Greek cuisine. Both breads maintain a very flat appearance and are great for using to eat your food and pick it up to eat it without utensils.

Homemade bread loaves are usually fairly simple to make, like this white bread recipe from the Brown Eyed Baker. There are also bread machines that make it incredibly easy to bake a simple loaf of bread. You simply put all of the ingredients into the bread maker and then turn it on and it does all of the work, all of the kneading and rising and creates the perfect environment for making the perfect loaf of homemade bread. As with any recipe, especially with baking and pastry recipes, there are some things that may go wrong while you are baking homemade bread, but not to fear, its okay to make mistakes and learn from them in the baking process. Baking bread is a learning process, so make sure to take your time and be patient with yourself while you learn. Things can occur like your bread coming out of the oven too small, which can leave you wondering what you did wrong. Sometimes if your oven is too hot, the crust will bake and the bread doesn't get a chance to rise to the full size, also if the dough is too cold when you put it in the oven, you will get the same result, a smaller than usual loaf of bread.

Another thing people often wonder is how to tell when your bread is perfectly baked. Like baking other things like cookies or cakes, you can simply insert a toothpick in the centre of the loaf and if it comes out clean, the loaf of bread is baked thoroughly. When your bread is finished baking, you will want to make sure it cools properly as well by putting it on a wire rack. Enjoy this great homemade bread recipe from the Brown Eyed Baker.***

Nutrition Facts for: Best Two Loaf White Bread Recipe from Brown Eyed Baker
Ingredients: Instant yeast, water, granulated sugar, salt, unsalted buter, all-purpose flour.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 20 servings(TWO-9inch loaves) * Per Serving: Calories 316, Calories from Fat 69, Total Fat 7.7g 12%, Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%, Cholesterol 19mg 6%, Sodium 401mg 17%, Potassium 77mg 2%, Carbohydrates 53.4g 18%, Dietary Fiber 1.9g 8%, Sugars 0.2g, Protein 7.3g, Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 1%, Iron 18%

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