White Bread Loaf

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What you need

  • 250g bread flour
  • 2 Tbsp white sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp instant yeast
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2/3 c water
  • 1 Tbsp oil

How to put this together

  1. Put flour in mixing bowl. Add sugar + yeast to one side of the bowl. Add salt to the other side of the bowl.
  2. Give the mixture a quick stir.
  3. Mix together water + oil
  4. Using dough hook, mix on medium speed (KitchenAid speed 4)
  5. Slowly add water + oil mixture. Mix until it forms a rough dough.
  6. Continue mixing for another 5 mins until you have a smooth dough. You may need to add a little more flour if the dough is too wet.
  7. Place in an oiled bowl and cover with tea towel. Leave for 1 hour, or until double in size.
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  8. Punch the dough down and tip it out onto a lightly floured work surface.
  9. Oil a 9×5 inch loaf tin
  10. With floured hands, shape the dough into a rectangle, roughly the same size as loaf tine
  11. Place dough in loaf tin and cover with tea towel. Leave for 45 mins, or until double in size.
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  12. Heat the oven to 175 C
  13. Bake for 30 mins
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  14. Leave in the tin for 10 mins, then turn out to cool

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