4 c. Flour
1 c. lukewarm water (110°F)
1 tbsp. yeast or one packet yeast
2 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. honey or maple syrup
½ tsp. salt
Place 2 cups of flour in a mixing bowl with the yeast and salt.
In your measuring cup, add the honey or maple syrup and olive oil.
Add the eggs.
Pour into the flour mixture and beat for 3 minutes.
Add the last 2 cups of flour with a wooden spoon or dough hook on your stand mixer.
Knead for 4 minutes with the stand mixer or 8 minutes by hand.
Place into a greased bowl and let rise 45 minutes.
Grease a 9 x 5 loaf pan.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Punch down the dough and turn under to form a nice fitting form for the loaf pan, place into the loaf pan and let it rise till double, about another 45 minutes.
Place in the oven and cook for 30-40 minutes, you will know the bread is ready when you tap it and it sounds hollow.