Yeast Breads: Basic Recipe

White Bread

Preparation info

  • 3–4

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

  • About


  • 3 lb. white flour
  • 4 teasp. salt
  • 1 oz.


Grease 4 loaf tins and put them to warm. Mix salt, sugar and flour well together, mix in yeast and add to warm water. Make a well in the centre of the flour, pour the liquid into the well and sprinkle on or mix in a little of the flour to form a pool of batter and allow to stand in a warm place for 2