This bread made me throw away the recipe book that came with my new bread machine. I've made it twice and highly recommend it, with a minor tweak. As written, it's pretty close to my memory of Wonder Bread, extremely light and very fluffy. Just a tiny bit too fluffy for me. The second batch I baked using LUBSY's variation for a whole wheat loaf. Check the "most helpful" reviews, it's at or near the top. This was a better match for my taste. We prefer Arnold's/Oroweat brands, and the whole wheat variation is spot on. I screwed up and forgot the dry milk. It still rocked. The next time I make a white loaf, I'll follow LUBSY's ingredient list using White Whole Wheat flour + Bread flour. I'm sure it will be perfection, too. Thanks to SHECOOKS2 and LUBSY... this is wonderful daily sandwich bread, the best I've ever baked. There will be no other in my house. Can't wait to add hot cereal to it for a multi-grain loaf.
***UPDATE*** For burger/hotdog rolls, use the white version with the following changes: use butter instead of oil, increase sugar to 3 tablespoons, add ¼ cup dry milk. Delicious. I used an egg white wash to adhere sesame seeds to my hamburger rolls, and tossed the yolk into the dough. Tried the whole wheat variant w/o proofing the yeast first. The loaf was still edible, but it was more dense and not light and foldable at all. Follow the recipe. It matters.
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This bread made me throw away the recipe book that came with my new bread machine. I've made...