Grandma Sycamore’s Heavenly Bread
Do you love the smell of freshly baked bread? Then you’re sure to love Grandma Sycamore’s bread recipe. This traditional bread is a pleasure to eat and filled with warm, comforting flavors.
This family recipe has been passed down and adapted since Grandma Sycamore’s days, and is an excellent addition to any kitchen. The bread is flavorful and slightly sweet, making it an ideal accompaniment to a variety of meals. Bursting with flavor, the recipe adds an excitement to the menu, plus it adds a comforting touch of nostalgia.
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 package active dry yeast
2/3 cup warm water
2 tablespoons olive oil
1. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, and salt.
2. Dissolve the yeast in the warm water and mix into the flour mixture.
3. Slowly stir in the olive oil.
4. Once the dough is thoroughly mixed, knead it on a lightly floured surface for about 8-10 minutes.
5. Place the dough in an oiled bowl and cover with a damp cloth. Let the dough rise, in a warm location, until it has doubled in bulk.
6. Punch down the dough and form into either two loaves.
7. Place in a lightly greased loaf pan and leave 1 inch from the top of the loaf.
8. Cover with a damp cloth and let it rise until it is at least 1-inch from the top of the pan.
9. Bake for 30 minutes at 375°F.
10. Remove from oven and cool on a cooling rack before serving.
Grandma Sycamore’s bread is the perfect way to add a home-cooked feel to any meal, and impress your friends and family. It’s so unique, it has even been featured in several old cookbooks. This recipe was brought over to America by European immigrants and is one of the only surviving recipes from the Old World. As such, it’s an amazing example of culinary tradition being carried over to the New World.
The combination of simple ingredients, expert technique, and flavorful results ensures that this delectable recipe will remain in our family for generations to come. So why not give this timeless dish a try for yourself? You won’t regret it!