Amish Bread


My husband's ancestors were Amish and Mennonite. This delicious Amish white bread recipe is adapted from an old Amish recipe, but it's made in a bread machine.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Additional Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs
1 loaf


  • 2 ¾ cups bread flour

  • ¼ cup canola oil

  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ⅛ cups warm water, or more as needed


  1. Place flour, oil, yeast, sugar, salt, and warm water into a bread machine in the order listed, or follow the order recommended by your manufacturer if different.

  2. Select White Bread cycle.

  3. When dough has gone through one rise cycle and the second kneading cycle is beginning, turn the machine off. Select White Bread Cycle again, this time letting it go through the full cycle.

  4. Remove loaf from the machine after the cycle is done.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

58 Calories
5g Fat
4g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 58
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 98mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 0g
Calcium 1mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 7mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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