A quick and easy bread to make for communion services. This bread is just a little sweet and can be shaped whichever way you like.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease two baking sheets.
In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt and baking soda. Stir in honey, shortening and water. Mix dough until it is smooth and well developed. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and supple, about 8 minutes.
Divide the dough into two equal pieces and form into loaves. Place loaves on prepared baking sheets.
Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until golden.
Per Serving: 104 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 17.8g; fat 2.7g; sodium 238.3mg.
The best flavour of the flour could make a real deal to your bread. Different brands do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a best rise than standard bread flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal dough , which not always getting bigger as well as white bread.
To made this in a breadmaker , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.
A dough’s first rising can be make in the fridge 24 hours . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can start it night before , then clear it off the next day.