White Sandwich Bread
Cuisine: American
Author: Cookie Madness
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 140 mins
Total time: 2 hours 30 mins
White Sandwich Bread
  • 2 1/2 cups (12.5 oz) flour plus more as needed (up to 1/4 cup) -- KA all purpose
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package quick rising yeast (Platinum)
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted or salted butter, very soft or melted
  • 1 cup very warm low-fat milk (125 degrees), plus a little extra for brushing
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten ( you will only use 2 tablespoons)
  1. Combine 2 1/2 cups (12.5 oz) of the flour, sugar, salt and yeast in the bowl of a stand mixer.
  2. Add butter, 1 cup of warm milk and 2 tablespoons of the beaten egg. Mix well to form a soft dough. If dough seems too dry, add 2 tablespoons of warm water.
  3. Put the dough on the stand mixer and use the dough hook to knead the dough for about 8 minutes or until it is smooth and elastic.
  4. Place dough in a large bowl coated with olive oil or cooking spray, turning to coat.
  5. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  6. Grease and flour a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  7. Punch down the dough, shape it into a brick and put it in the loaf pan. Let rise for 30 minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400°.
  9. Add about 1/2 tablespoon of milk to the remaining egg and stir well. Gently brush over the loaf.
  10. Place loaf in oven and IMMEDIATELY reduce temperature to 375 degrees f.
  11. Bake at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until top sounds hollow when tapped. Let cool in the loaf pan for about 30 minutes, then carefully remove.
Recipe by Cookie Madness at https://www.cookiemadness.net/2017/02/21/white-sandwich-bread/