3/4 Cup shortening
3/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons salt
3 tablespoons yeast
2 1/4 cups water
7-8 cups flour
Place shortening , sugar (reserve 1 tablespoon) and salt in bowl, pour hot water (reserve 1/2 cup) over shortening and dissolve sugar.
The reserved 1 tablespoon sugar place in bowl with yeast and pour over the 1/2 cup water cooled to slightly warm. Mix the sugar, shortening, and salt, add 1 cup flour and mix, add eggs and yeast mixture. Add rest of flour 1 cup at a time until mixture seems thick enough.
Place on floured suface and knead well, put in greased bowl to rise. When doubled in bulk work down and let rise again.
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