Buttery Bread Dough

Buttery Bread Dough from Pillsbury™ Baking

Tags: Bread

  • Prep Time: 30 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Ready Time: 240 min
  • Yield: 1 loaf


  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110 to 115ºF)
  • 1/2 cup warm milk (110 to 115ºF)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening, softened
  • OR 1/4 stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening, softened
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 1/2 to 3 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour, divided
  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray

Preparation Directions

  • DISSOLVE yeast in warm water; let stand 5 minutes
  • BEAT milk, sugar, salt, shortening and eggs in medium bowl. Stir in the yeast mixture. Add 2 1/2 cups flour; beat well.
  • TURN dough out onto a well-floured board; knead about 5 minutes, or until smooth and elastic, adding only enough flour to make dough easy to handle. Shape dough into ball.
  • SPRAY a large bowl with no-stick cooking spray; place dough in prepared bowl, turning to coat. Cover; let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Punch down dough. Shape as desired.


  • COAT a 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan with no-stick cooking spray. Roll dough to a rectangle about 1/4-inch thick and about 5 inches wide. Roll tightly along 5 inch side. Pinch seam and tuck sides under, again pinching seam. Place in prepared pan. Cover; let rise in warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • HEAT oven to 375ºF. Bake 30 to 35 minutes, or until light golden brown.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1 slice, 1/12 of loaf), Calories 150 (Calories from Fat 45), Total Fat 5g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 35mg, Sodium 15mg, Total Carbohydrate 22g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 2g), Protein 4g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 0%, Iron 8%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

* Ensure all recipe ingredients are gluten free by referencing the ingredient labels, as products may vary. If uncertain, contact the ingredient manufacturer.