White Bread

White Bread

White Bread is a traditional recipe made from yeast, flour, and a few simple ingredients, and always bakes with a golden brown crust and a light and fluffy texture!

Course Bread
Cuisine American
Keyword white bread
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Rising Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 36 servings
Calories 123 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 3 cups warm water 110 degrees
  • 3 tablespoons active dry yeast
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 8 cups bread flour
US Customary - Metric


  1. In a stand mixer add the water, yeast, salt, butter, oil, sugar and 4 cups of bread flour and whisk well then let it sit until it doubles in size.

  2. Add 2 more cups of flour, then add the dough hook and turn on for five minutes before adding in the remaining flour until the dough is smooth and remove the dough hook and cover with a damp clean cloth.

  3. Let the dough double in size, about 60 minutes, then punch it down and separate into three loaf pans and allow to rise to double its size again.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

Nutrition Facts
White Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 123 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 131mg 5%
Potassium 30mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0.8%
Calcium 0.5%
Iron 1.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.