Juris uses White Swan unbleached commercial flour. Because he bakes in such large quantities, he tends to measure flour by the shovelful. When he first started baking, it took him about 8 to 12 hours to make 150 loaves of bread; now he can make 300 loaves in the same time.
Yield: Makes 2 loaves.
- 4 ounces butter or margarine
- 2 tablespoons dry yeast
- 2 cups lukewarm water (98 degrees - 105 degrees F)
- 6 to 8 cups unbleached white flour
- 2 tablespoons sugar or honey
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 egg, beaten