Best Ever White Bread (from a bread machine)

Best Ever White Bread (from a bread machine)

1-Pound Loaf (12 slices)
1 cup (240 ml) spring water (75 to 80°F, 24 to 27°C)
2 cups (280 g) white bread flour
3 tablespoons (27 g) dry buttermilk
1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) baking soda
2 teaspoons (10 ml) sugar
1 teaspoon (5 ml) salt
1 tablespoon (12.5 g) butter, at room temperature
1 teaspoon (5 ml) rapid-rise yeast or 2 teaspoons (10 ml) active dry yeast

1 1/2-Pound Loaf (18 slices)
1 cup (240 ml) plus 2 tablespoons (30 ml) spring water (75 to 80°F, 24 to 27°C)
3 cups (420 g) white bread flour
1/4 cup (35 g) dry buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) baking soda
1 tablespoon (15 ml) sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon (7.5 ml) salt
2 tablespoons (25 g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
2 teaspoons (10 ml) rapid-rise yeast or 1 tablespoon (15 ml) active dry yeast

  1. Put ingredients in the bread pan and assemble the bread machine according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. Select regular, rapid, or delayed bake cycle and medium crust setting.
  3. Bake and cool as directed.

Per 1 slice: 87 calories (14% calories from fat), 3 g protein, 1 g total fat (0.8 g saturated fat), 15 g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber, 4 mg cholesterol, 225 mg sodium
Exchanges: 1 carbohydrate (1 bread/starch)