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Milk and Honey Bread

This very soft white bread can be made in your ABM or by hand. Makes excellent French Toast, if you are lucky enough to have leftovers.
Prep Time 1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 1 loaf
Calories 80 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil or canola oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 1/3 cup bread flour approximately
  • 1 tbsp gluten
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp SAF yeast

Instructions
 

To make dough in ABM

  • Add ingredients to pan according to manufacturer's instructions, except start with only 2 cups flour.
  • Select the dough cycle and start.
  • While the dough is kneading, open the lid and check on it. If it seems sticky, add additional flour, 1 tbsp at a time, until it forms a ball which pulls away from the edges of the pan.
  • When cycle is complete, transfer it to a bread pan which has been coated with non-stick cooking spray.
    Continue with the rising and baking instructions below.

To make dough by hand

  • Combine water and milk and warm to 110 degrees.
  • Add oil and honey to milk mixture.
  • In a large bowl. combine 2 cups flour and the remaining ingredients.
  • Add the milk mixture to the flour mixture and stir by hand or in your mixer.
  • Transfer the dough to a well floured board. Knead until smooth and elastic, adding more flour as necessary.
  • When finished kneading, transfer it to a bread pan which has been coated with non-stick cooking spray.
    Continue with the rising and baking instructions below.

Rising and baking

  • Cover and let rise for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Bake the bread for 30 minutes. It should be golden brown and sound hollow when tapped.
  • Remove the bread from the oven and let cool for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan and slice with a serrated knife.

Notes

If you prefer to bake the bread in your ABM, use the Basic or White Bread cycle. This recipe is for a 1 1/2 lb loaf.

Nutrition

Serving: 1sliceCalories: 80kcal
Keyword ABM - Automatic Bread Machine
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