Frances Fowler’s Bread

Submitted by Chris Fowler
Originally in the 1991 cookbook

This recipe came from Frances Fowler, Jon Fowler’s Mom.


2 cans evaporated milk
4 heaping tbsp butter flavored shortening
4 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp salt
4 cups boiling water
3 tbsp dry active yeast
4-5 cups sifted flour


  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F
  2. In very large mixing bowl, mix milk, shortening, sugar, salt, water, and yeast. Let yeast dissolve.
  3. Add flour 1 cup at a time, stirring thoroughly until batter looks like thick pancake mix.
  4. Cover and set aside to rise until double in size; approximately 30-40 minutes.
  5. Add remaining flour.
  6. Turn out onto floured board. Knead thoroughly.
  7. Divide and shape into loaves. Put into greased bread pan. Allow to rise until bread reaches top of pan.
  8. Bake for 40 minutes, or until golden brown.


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