Yeast Breads: Basic Recipe

Milk Bread

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By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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  • 1 lb. plain flour
  • 1 teasp. salt
  • ½ oz.


Mix the salt with the warmed flour, cream the yeast with the sugar. Rub fat into flour and mix with the yeast, milk and egg if used, to a fairly soft, light dough. Beat until mixture is smooth and leaves the sides of the basin clean. Allow to stand in a warm place till twice its original size. Proceed as for White Bread (opposite), or see following recipes.