White Sandwich Bread Recipe, the best homemade bread without a bread machine. It's so easy to make, and it smells absolutely amazing. It's made with a few simple ingredients, and there is no need for bread flour either, the regular plain flour can be used too if needed. A family-favourite loaf recipe! Making this sandwich loaf takes a bit, but it's so worth it. Use it for sandwiches, or dipping, it's so delicious!
Warm up the milk, add the yeast, sugar and a tablespoon of flour, give the mixture a quick stir, and set aside for 10-15 minutes or until the mixture becomes frothy.
In a large bow, sift the flour, add the salt, soften butter and the yeast mixture, and use your hands to bring all the ingredients together.
Transfer the dough to the work surface and continue to knead for about 10 minutes, until you get a smooth and elastic dough that does not stick to the hands at all.
Form a ball, transfer it back to the bowl, brush with oil, and cover with clingfilm.
Leave to rise until it doubles its volume.
Knead the dough again gently to release the air bubbles, then shape into a large sausage.
Grease and flour a loaf tin, arrange the dough in it, then leave to rise again for at least 30 minutes.
Bake in the preheated oven at 180 degrees Celsius (350 degrees Fahrenheit) for 30 minutes, making sure the tin is placed on the middle rack in the oven, otherwise the top browns too quickly
Transfer the bread to a cooling rack, and leave to cool completely before slicing.