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Bev's Most Delish Bread

6 1/2 cups unbleached white flour
1 1/2 cups wheat flour
1/2 cup Raw Sugar
1/4 cup honey, and dollop of molasses
3 - 4 TBsp yeast
1 stick (1/2 cup) butter- softened
1/8 cup olive oil
1 1/2 cup warm water - about 110 F
2 tsp salt
2 eggs
Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix thoroughly.  Mix in eggs and butter.  Add water and oil mixing with hands as you go. Keep kneading till dough is smooth and elastic.  Takes a good 5 minutes of pounding, kneading and rolling with hands.  (This is the fun part!)  Place the dough back in bowl that has a squirt of olive oil in it.  I roll the dough over once to grease it.  Let sit in bowl for about 10 minutes.

I now take it out of the bowl, and punch it thoroughly (I told you this was FUN!) and then cut off several loaves and shape into greased loaf shapes. I get 2 regular sized loaves and 2 small loaf pan loaves (to give to friends) out of this dough.

Place in a warm place with a damp towel over the loaves and let them rise until double in size.  Bake at 375 F till golden brown... about 40 minutes.  Eat with butter and jam!


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