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Basic Sweet Bread

Recipe Information
The Baking Sheet - King Arthur Flour Company

Serves/Makes:1 loaf

  • 1 cup (225 ml) milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) butter
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) sugar
  • 1-1/2 tsp (7 ml) salt
  • 3 cups (700 ml) bread flour
  • 2-1/4 tsp (10 ml) yeast (I use granulated "bread machine" yeast.)
  • Place ingredients in bread machine pan per manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Select basic white bread.
  • Select light crust.
  • Press Start.
  • Allow machine to complete cycle.
  • Remove bread and cool on wire rack.
I like this recipe so much that it is the one I now use for all my basic bread baking; I keep some on hand all the time. It makes a somewhat smaller, more compact loaf than some recipes, but slices up nicely and has a great flavor for either toast or sandwiches.