Homemade Wheat Bread

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What could be better than mom’s homemade wheat bread? Here is the recipe.

2 ½ kg [5,5 lb] flour
2 tablespoons salt
1 tablespoon sugar
½ pk yeast
250 g [0,55 lb] butter
7 ½ dl [1,9 pt] milk
7 ½ dl [1,9 pt] water


Day 1:

[1] Mix the yeast with all dry ingredients in a mixing bowl. Crumble softened butter into the flour. Mix in the liquid, and knead well.

[2] Cover the mixing bowl with plastic or a kitchen towel, and set the dough to rise.

Day 2:

[3] Put the dough onto floured surface and divide it into four equal pieces. Work each piece well and roll into a ball Set them to rise for 30-45 minutes.

[4] Bake at 200-250° C / 390-480° F for about 45-60 minutes.