No Knead Bread

1/2 package active dry or compressed yeast
2 cups warm water
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp salt
6 1/2 to 7 cups sifted flour
1 egg
1/4 cup soft shortening

Dissolve yeast in water. Add sugar, salt and about half the flour. Beat thoroughly for 2 minutes. Add eggs and shortening. Gradually beat in remaining flour until smooth. Place in oven just warm to raise, then bake at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

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