Delight your senses with the comforting aroma and soft texture of homemade Amish White Bread. This classic recipe yields two loaves of delicious bread that are perfect for sandwiches, toast, or simply enjoying on its own. Follow these simple steps to create your own freshly baked loaves of Amish goodness.


  • 6 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp active dry yeast


In a medium-sized bowl, dissolve sugar in warm water and add yeast. Allow it to proof until it becomes frothy and creamy.

Add warm milk to the yeast mixture and mix well.

Gradually add 1 cup of flour and mix until combined. Continue adding flour, approximately 1 cup at a time, until a soft dough forms.

Knead the dough on a floured surface until smooth and elastic. Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover it with a clean towel, and let it rise in a warm place for about an hour.

Punch down the dough and divide it into two equal parts. Shape each part into a loaf and place them in greased loaf pans. Cover and let them rise again until doubled in size, about 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Bake the loaves for about 30 minutes or until they are golden brown and sound hollow when tapped on the bottom.

Brush the tops of the loaves with melted butter for a soft crust. Allow the bread to cool on wire racks before slicing and serving.

Nutritional Information:

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours
  • Kcal: 180 calories per serving
  • Yield: 2 loaves
  • Diet: Vegetarian
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Amish
  • Category: Bread
  • Calories: 180 per serving
  • Serving Size: 1 slice (approx. 50g)
  • Sugar: 3g per serving
  • Sodium: 180mg per serving
  • Fat: 4g per serving
  • Carbohydrates: 30g per serving
  • Fiber: 1g per serving
  • Protein: 5g per serving
  • Cholesterol: 0mg per serving

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Enjoy the simple pleasure of homemade Amish White Bread, made with love and wholesome ingredients. Whether enjoyed fresh from the oven or toasted with your favorite toppings, this bread is sure to become a family favorite.


  1. Q: Can I use all-purpose flour instead of bread flour?
    • A: Yes, you can substitute all-purpose flour, but the texture may be slightly different.
  2. Q: Can I add raisins or nuts to the bread dough?
    • A: Absolutely! Feel free to customize the recipe with your favorite mix-ins.
  3. Q: How should I store the bread to keep it fresh?
    • A: Store the cooled bread in a sealed container or plastic bag at room temperature for up to 3 days, or freeze for longer storage.
  4. Q: Can I halve the recipe to make just one loaf?
    • A: Yes, you can adjust the ingredients accordingly to make a single loaf.
  5. Q: Can I use instant yeast instead of active dry yeast?
    • A: Yes, you can substitute instant yeast, but you may need to adjust the rise times accordingly.

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