12 cups potato flakes (instant) 12 cups water (lukewarm)
12 cups hot water 1 cup powdered milk
2 cups hot water 3 cups flour
13 cups shortening 5-6 cups flour
14 cups sugar 2 tsp oil (approximate)
1 Tbsp salt 2 pkgs dry yeast
Mix potato flakes and water to make 2/3 cup mashed potato. Place in a large bowl. Stir in next four ingredients (hot water, shortening, slat and sugar). Set aside to cool. Stir yeast into ½ cup lukewarm water. When potato mixture is cooled to lukewarm, add yeast mixture. Add dry milk/flour mixture to potato mixture and beat well. Add 2 cups of flour beat until smooth. Add 2 more cups flour. Beat until smooth. Place about 1 cup of flour on your bread board. Turn out dough on floured board and knead for 5 minutes. Add more flour as needed. Oil a bowl and place kneaded dough in it. Brush top of dough with a bit more oil. Cover with a towel and let rise until doubled. Punch down and halve dough. Knead each half on floured board and form into two or three loaf shapes. Grease two 5x9 inch loaf pans or (3 - 4x9 inch). Place dough in pans. Brush tops with oil. Let ruse until doubled.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Bake for 30-40 minutes.