Homemade Amish White Bread Without a Bread Machine

Homemade Amish White Bread Recipe

Homemade Amish White Bread without a bread machine. If you’ve ever had the pleasure of enjoying a warm, fresh loaf of Amish white bread, then you know there’s just nothing quite like it.

This simple, yet delicious bread is perfect for any occasion, and best of all, it’s really easy to make!

This recipe calls for warm water, sugar, active dry yeast, salt, vegetable oil, and bread flour.

So if you’re looking for a new go-to recipe that the whole family will love, be sure to try this Amish white bread.

Closeup of Homemade Amish White Bread.

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Homemade Amish White Bread with a slice removed.
Closeup of Homemade Amish White Bread.

Homemade Amish White Bread

Nesting Lane Indulge
Homemade Amish White Bread without a bread machine Recipe. Made with warm water, sugar, active dry yeast, salt, vegetable oil, and bread flour.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Allow to Rise 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 24




  • Prepare a flat surface by flouring
  • In a large mixing bowl, add warm water, and sugar. Allow sugar to dissolve.
  • Stir in active dry yeast. Let proof until the yeast looks like foam.
  • Add in salt and vegetable oil. Stir to mix.
  • Add in one cup of flour, stir to mix, add in another cup, stir to mix, repeat for the other 4 cups.
  • On prepared surface, turn out dough, and knead until smooth.
  • Oil the inside of a mixing bowl, and dough, and turn to coat.
  • Cover the bowl with a damp cloth, and let rise approximately 1 hour, or until the dough has doubled in size.
  • Oil the inside of 2 – 9×5 inch loaf pans. Set aside for later.
  • Punch down the dough, and knead for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Divide the dough in half.
  • Shape the dough into loaf shape, and place in prepared loaf pans.
  • Let dough rise for approximately 30 minutes, or until the dough is approximately 1 inch higher than the pan.
  • In the meantime, preheat oven to 350° F
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.


Calories: 167.6kcalCarbohydrates: 30.7gProtein: 4.4gFat: 2.9gSaturated Fat: 0.4gSodium: 147mgPotassium: 49.6mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5.7gCalcium: 6.4mgIron: 1.6mg
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