Cuisinart Classic White Bread

Cuisinart original

Spoil your family with homemade bread.


Makes 1 loaf (10 servings)


1 cup warm water (105°F to 110°F)
2¼ teaspoons active dry yeast
1½ teaspoons granulated sugar
2 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 tablespoons unsalted butter,
cut into 1-inch pieces, room
Nonstick cooking spray or unsalted
butter, softened, for greasing the
loaf pan

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving (1 slice):
Calories 157 (14% from fat) • carb. 27g • pro. 5g fat 2g • sat. fat 1g • chol. 6mg • sod. 113mg
calc. 0mg • fiber 1g


1. Put the warm water, yeast, and sugar into
a large mixing bowl. Stir to dissolve the
yeast and let stand for 5 to 10 minutes.
Mixture will foam and bubble – this
means the yeast is active and alive.
2. Put the flour and salt into a separate
mixing bowl. Using the beaters, mix on
Speed 1 for 20 to 30 seconds; reserve.
3. Using the dough hooks, mix the yeast
mixture on Speeds 1 to 2 while adding
the flour/salt, ½ cup at a time. Mix in
each addition of flour well, before adding
the next, so that no flour is visible in
between. The dough at first will be a
batter, and slowly, as the flour is added,
the batter will form a dough ball and
clean the sides of the mixing bowl.
4. Once all of the flour has been incorporated,
add the butter and knead on Speed 3 for
about 2 minutes. Dust the dough ball lightly
with flour and place it in a resealable food
storage bag, pressing out any air before
sealing. Let rise in a warm, draft-free place
until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
5. Lightly coat one standard loaf pan with
cooking spray or unsalted butter. Punch
dough to deflate. Shape into loaf and
place in prepared pan. Cover and let rise
until nearly doubled, about 1 hour.
6. About 15 minutes before baking, preheat
oven to 400°F. Place loaf in preheated
oven and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until
bread is browned and sounds hollow when
tapped. Remove from loaf pan and cool
on a wire rack. Bread slices best when
allowed to cool completely before cutting.
If top of bread is too crispy for your taste,
brush with butter for a softer crust.