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“No fat and sooo tasty!”
READY IN:
2hrs 30mins
SERVES:
21
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Dissolve the sugar in the water, then sprinkle in the yeast, stir an wait 10 minutes.
  2. Add the salt and 4 cups of flour and beat for three minutes.
  3. Add in 2-3 more cups of flour, stir or knead.
  4. Add more flour until you have enough to make a good stiff dough.
  5. Knead until smooth and soft.
  6. Grease a good sized bowl and turn the bread over in it, lightly greasing all sides.
  7. Cover with plastic wrap.
  8. Rise until doubled in a warm place.
  9. Punch down and divide into three parts.
  10. Knead each, return to bowl, cover again and let rise.
  11. When doubled, pre-heat oven to 450 degrees.
  12. Knead gently and shape the dough into three oblong shapes.
  13. Place on a large, lightly greased baking sheet which has been sprinkled with corn meal Cover with a cloth and let rise until doubled.
  14. Just before baking, score bread with a sharp knife very lightly down the middle then mist bread with water.
  15. Turn the bread and mist every 5 minutes.
  16. Bake 20 min or so or until the bread is golden brown and sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.

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