Rating: 4.5 stars
133 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 2

Batter Bread is a no-knead yeast bread using unbleached all-purpose flour. Hint: All yeast bread doughs rise best at about 85 degrees F. Put in oven with a bowl of hot water on bottom shelf. Inside a gas oven with a pilot light is ideal.

Recipe Summary

cook:
45 mins
additional:
1 hr 30 mins
total:
2 hrs 40 mins
prep:
25 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 - 9 x 5 inch loaf
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix together shortening, sugar, salt, yeast, and 1 1/5 cups flour. Add warm water and beat by hand about 300 strokes, or 3 minutes, with an electric mixer. Add remaining flour, scraping bowl often, and mix all together until smooth.

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  • Cover with a clean cloth and let rise until doubled in volume.

  • Stir dough down gently, and spoon into a lightly greased 9x5 inch loaf pan (the batter should be sticky). Pat down with floured hands to help shape. Cover again, and let rise for about 30 minutes.

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  • Bake for about 45 minutes. Place on a cooling rack, and brush top with melted butter.

Nutrition Facts

151 calories; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 26.2g; fat 3.4g; cholesterol 2.5mg; sodium 396.1mg. Full Nutrition
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