What you need:
- 1/2 c. warm water
- 1 1/2 T yeast
- 1 T sugar
- 1 cup boiling water
- 1/3 c. oil
- 1/6 c. sugar
- 2 t. salt
- 1 1/4 c. cold water
- 3 c. flour
- 3 -4 c. flour
In a small bowl mix the 1/2 c. warm water, yeast, and 1 T. sugar. Let it sit for 5 minutes or so.
In a mixer or in another bowl mix the boiling water, oil, sugar, and salt. Stir until it dissolves.
Add in the cold water and mix and then add in the yeast mixture. (You want the mixture temp to be lukewarm before you add the yeast and thats why do you do this.)
Add in 3 cups of flour and stir. Let this mixture rise for 30 minutes.
This is after 30 minutes. We have some nice bubbling yeast action going on here.
Add in the rest of the flour. It should form a nice not sticky dough. Let this rest for about 30 minutes.
Form into loaves and stick in a loaf pan. Let these rise for about an hour in a warm covered place. Or at least until doubled in size. Then bake them at 350F for 35-40 minutes.
Remove the loaves from the oven(this will make 2 loaves) and brush the tops with butter.
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