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Freezer Bread

Freezer bread is a great way to start making your own bread!
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time2 hrs 35 mins
Cuisine: appetizer
Servings: 6 loaves
Calories: 1055kcal
Author: jodiemo

Ingredients

  • 11-12 cups all purpose flour you can substitute some of the flour for whole wheat flour
  • 2/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil or butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar or honey
  • 2 Tablespoons salt
  • 7 teaspoons  yeast 4 pkgs.
  • 4 cups hot water

Instructions

  • In large bowl, combine 4 cups flour with remaining ingredients. Gradually beat in 4 cups hot water ( 120-130) until just blended.
  • Beat 2 minutes occasionally scraping bowl. Gradually beat in 2 cups flour or enough to make thick batter; continue beating 2 minutes, occasionally scraping bowl. With spoon, stir in enough additional flour (5 to 6 cups) to make soft dough.
  • Turn dough onto lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic adding flour as needed, about 10 minutes.
  • If you are freezing - Cut dough into 4 pieces; shape each piece into ball. Place balls on greased cookie sheets; cover with plastic wrap and freeze until firm. When firm, remove balls from cookie sheets; freezer wrap and return to freezer. If you are baking the same day - To bake bread same day, cover loosely with towel and let rise in warm place until slightly more than doubled, about an hour.
  • Shape into loaves and place into greased loaf pan or rolls on a baking sheet. Cover, let rise until rolls have doubled or loaves come an inch above the loaf pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven at 350 for 35 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow and internal temperature is at least 195. Remove from cookie sheet immediately; brush top with butter and cool on wire rack
  • IF FROZEN: About 6 hours before serving, remove as many breads from the freezer as needed. Unwrap; place on greased cookie sheet and let stand at room temperature, loosely covered with wax paper, until completely thawed, about 2 to 3 hours. Then let rise in a warm place (80-85 degrees) until slightly more that doubled, about 2 hours. Then bake as above.
  • Will make 4 loaves.

Nutrition

Calories: 1055kcal | Carbohydrates: 199g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 2461mg | Potassium: 489mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 173mg | Iron: 10.8mg