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Household Bread From our Grandmothers

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  • 2 and a half cups (625 ml) lukewarm water
  • 1 tablespoon of dry active yeast
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 6 cups (1500 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1/4 cup (65 mL) softened butter


  • Pour 2 cup of hot water into a large bowl. Add the yeast and sugar. Let stand for 5/4 minutes, until the yeast reacts. If it doesn’t, throw it away and go buy some new yeast.
  • Add the remaining water and half of the flour. Mix well.
  • Add the reest of the flour, salt and butter. Beat with your blender or do it by hand.
  • Knead for about 8 minutes. Form a ball. Return to the bowl.
  • Cover and wait 1 hour and a half, until doubled in size.
  • Thoroughly grease two 4 x 8 loaf pans.
  • Defllate the dough with your fist and knead again for a few minutes.
  • Put in the molds. Cover and let rise for another hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 368 ° F (187 ° C). Put the grid in the middle.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes. Leave to rest.
  • And There you go! Eat the first and the second freezes very well 🙂
See also  Chocolate Delight

Notes on yeast:

You can replace traditional yeast with instant yeast.

If you want to use fresh yeast, it will take you 2 and a half tablespoons.

Thank you 🙂

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