Nana’s homemade bread recipe

We love a good white bread recipe and this one is sure to please everyone. Who else loves fresh homemade bread, warm out of the oven, slathered with butter? Or toasted? YUM! Your whole family will love this easy to make homemade bread recipe!

Simple homemade bread recipe | Love this easy to make white bread recipe, such a yummy homemade bread recipe, our family favorite bread!

Nana’s homemade bread recipe

If you’re on the hunt for the best homemade bread recipe, you got it! Of course we’re bias since it’s our sweet Nana’s simple quick bread recipe but it’s seriously a tasty homemade bread recipe, your family will also love it for generations to come!

Love this tasty homemade bread recipe, so yummy! Such an easy to make bread recipe!

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Homemade White Bread Recipe

This easy to make homemade white bread recipe is just like grandma used to make! Your whole family will love it!
Author Lolly Jane


  • 2 T. dry yeast
  • 2/3 c. dry milk
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 1 T. salt
  • 4 c flour
  • 2 qt very hot water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c shortening
  • 8-9 + c flour


  • Combine yeast, dry milk, sugar, salt and 4 c flour.
  • Mix so that yeast is coated.
  • Add hot water and mix.
  • Add eggs and shortening.
  • Mix together well.
  • Let is set for 20 mins to sponge, covered.
  • Add 8-9 c additional flour. Knead well.
  • Let rise until double in bulk, about 1 hour.
  • Mold into loaves and put in pans to rise until they reach the top of the pans.
  • Bake 350 for 45 minutes.
  • Butter tops of loaves when done.
If you’re looking for homemade bread recipes with yeast, this is the one! Make sure your yeast is fresh, old yeast will kill your rise. When my mom was teaching me to make bread, she stressed the importance of letting your yeast rise long enough. 

This is such an easy white bread recipe! We love how perfect this bread recipe turns out, every time! So easy to make this yummy homemade bread!

We remember our Nana’s home smelling of fresh baked bread, her rolls were our favorite. We’ll share that recipe soon too, a fond memory of Sunday dinners with our dozens of cousins.

Love this easy homemade bread recipe with yeast. So easy to make this yummy white bread recipe! Our Nana's white bread is so good!

Let us know if you make our Nana’s recipe, we know she’d love to see others enjoying it if she were still around. Such a yummy memory with our sweet grandma.

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This basic homemade bread recipe is so good! Soft and easy white bread recipe, love it! Just like Nana used to make, this is our go-to homemade bread recipe!

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  1. What can you do if you do not have pd. milk 2/3 c.? Can you add whole milk and take 2/3 c out of the hot water? Thanks

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