Hops Bread

3.0/5 rating (2 votes)
  • Ready in: 15-20 minutes
  • Serves: 6
  • Complexity: easy
Hops Bread

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups hot water
  • 2 tbsp shortening
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 8 cups flour
  • 1 pack yeast

Directions

  1. Melt shortening in hot water. Mix 6 cups flour, sugar, salt and yeast in a bowl. Add the melted shortening mixture to the dry mixture. Beat vigorously. Turn dough onto floured surface and knead until the dough is soft and elastic. Use the extra 2 cups flour as needed.
  2. Leave to rise in a greased bowl covered with a damp cloth for approximately 1 hour.
  3. Punch dough down and cut in to even pieces, forming each into a ball about 3 inches in diameter. Place dough onto a greased baking sheet. Brush dough with a little melted butter for a crisp brown crust leave to rise until doubled in size.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Bake for 15 – 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and serve hot.

Comments (1)

  • Marle de Bakker
    Marle de Bakker
    12 January 2012 at 17:02 |

    Hi, I like to try out this recipe. The first ingredient should be 2 and a half cup of water?

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