Add one pack of instant yeast to 1 1/2 cup of 105 - 110-degree water. Add 1 1/2 tsp sugar. Mix and let set while you do the dry mix. It should foam a little after a few minutes.
Mix the dry. 2 1/2 cup bread flour (but AP flour should work), 1/2 cup dried milk, one tsp salt, 1/2 tsp baking soda.
Mix wet into dry and stir until there is no dry left.
Spray some plastic wrap with a good spray of PAM on one side and cover. The PAM will prevent sticking if it touches the sticky dough. Place in a warm spot until double in size. About 60 minutes.
Coat a loaf pan with butter and the swirl about two tablespoons of cornmeal to coat completely.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Move the dough into the pan. Cover with the plastic wrap and let rise in a warm place until even with the top of the pan. About 30 minutes.
Remove plastic wrap. Bake until golden brown and internal temp of 200 degrees. About 30-35 minutes.
Cool on a rack for about 60 minutes before cutting.
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