Bread: Greek Bread
posted by Becky 09-12-102 9:13 PM
1 c. hot milk
1/4 c. vegetable shortening
1 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 envelope yeast
1/4 c. warm water
4 c. sifted flour
Heat milk and stir in shortening, salt and sugar. Soften yeast in warm water.
Sift flour into bowl. Make a well in the flour and pour the softened yeast into the well. Gradually stir in warm milk mixture to make a firm dough. Knead dough until smooth.
Put dough into a greased bowl and let rise for 1 1/2 hours in a warm place.
Knead and form into 2 loaves. Place loaves in greased, floured bread pans. Brush tops with melted butter and let rise in warm place for about 1 hour, or until double in bulk.
Bake in 375 degrees oven for about 45 minutes, or until loaves are golden in color.
Go to Mimi's Archive Page
Return to Mimi's Recipe Request Line