Buttermilk American Loaf Bread

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 1996

Now you can make full-flavored American bread in just two hours and without any hand kneading.

SERVES Makes one 9-inch loaf

TIME 1½ hours, plus 1 hour 10 minutes rising and 2 hours cooling

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted a good, solid sandwich bread recipe that could be done in two hours, start to finish, including baking time. We found that sandwich bread improved markedly when kneaded with a standing mixer or food processor, which helped us resi...

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