Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Just another single, polyglot, xenophilic, Texan in the kitchen...

Homemade White Bread

I made my first loaf of homemade bread about a week ago! Since homemade bread only lasts 2-3 days on the counter, I cut up the bread and placed it in foil and ziploc bags (2 slices each). So, whenever I want some bread, I just take out a bag and place the slices in the toaster for a minute or two. Next time, I plan to make and freeze two sliced loaves of whole wheat bread.

You can see from the photo above of the bread’s innards that I rolled the dough in a somewhat jelly-foll fashion and still ended up with a little opening in the top right part of the bread. The whole got bigger towards the middle to end of the bread, and then it closed up again. I will have to roll it tighter next time. The bread still was/is (I still have some in the freezer!) very good and functional.

I followed the recipe in my Betty Crocker cookbook (a gift from an ex-neighbor who ostensibly didn’t get married), but you can find the recipe here. I did half of the recipe to yield one loaf, since it was my first time.

May I never go back to that bread-in-a-bag you see in grocery stores again! 🙂

Copyright – Memoria James – http://www.mangiodasola.com

Memoria James

0 thoughts on “Homemade White Bread”

  • That looks so perfectly shaped and proofed. I always have problems with baking sandwich loaves as evenly as yours.

  • Thanks for the compliment! This was my first loaf of bread. It didn’t come out perfectly on the inside, but it was very good. I think rolling the dough as tightly as you can makes it come out better and more evenly.

  • Yummy! Your bread looks sooooooooooooooooo good, Mem! Sooooooooooooooooooo good! And your Oreo cookies, delicious!

    love ya!

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