Yield: 40 Servings
|¼ cup||Water; warm|
|12 cups||Flour; or less, as needed|
|¾ pounds||Butter; melted, more as need|
Scald milk; add sugar, salt, and shortening.
Cool mixture to lukewarm; add yeast that has been softened in warm water.
Sift flour; use as much as needed to make dough stiff enough to handle. Add flour gradually -- knead until smooth and satiny.
Shape into 4 loaves, brush witha little melted butter, let rise.
Cut loaves into thick slices, dip into melted butter, place in pan, and let rise again.
Bake in hot oven (400-425 degrees F) until golden and crusty, about 40 minutes.
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