MIX. In a large bowl, mix together the yeast, sugar, salt water. Gradually add the flour, one cup at a time to the liquid and mix thoroughly until the dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl. turn the dough out on a floured surface to knead for 5 minutes.
KNEAD. fold in the far edge of the dough back over on itself towards you. Press the dough with the heels of your hands and push away. Repeat the process for 5 minutes. (skip this step if you have a mixer or bread machine)
RISE. Cover the dough with a damp towel and let it rise for 1 hour. (can put in fridge overnight for slow rise)
SHAPE. Punch down the dough and briefly knead out any air bubbles. Cut the dough in half and shape it into any shape you like. ( optional: I added Cocoa powder as my family love iPlace the the loaves on a baking sheet and let it rise 30 minutes.
Preheat oven 180c and bake for 20 minutes.
Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack. let it cool for at least 30 minutes before slicing. Ready to serve.