Serves: 2 mini loaves or 1 full size loaf
3 C all purpose flour, divided
3 Tbsp white sugar
1 (.25) package rapid rise yeast (2¼ tsp)
1 C warm water
3 Tbsp olive oil or vegetable oil
1½ tsp salt
In a resealable plastic bag place 1 C flour, sugar and yeast and add in warm water.
Squeeze air out of the bag and seal.
Squish with your hands until well mixed together.
Let it rest for 10 minutes at room temperature. Bubbles will form.
Open bag and put in 1 C of flour, oil and salt.
Seal bag again and squish until well blended.
Add last cup of flour and continue mixing in the same manner until well blended.
Remove dough from bag and put onto a lightly floured surface.
Knead for 5-10 minutes or until smooth.
Divide dough in half and place each half into a greased mini loaf pan. Or make one large loaf
Cover with a towel and allow to rise for about 30 minutes.
Bake in a 375 degree oven for 25-30 minutes or until bread is golden brown.