Portuguese Cornbread (Broa)

“Broa is a yeasted cornbread eaten in Portugal. I found this recipe at the excellent 'Lip Smacking Goodness' blog.”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
YIELD:
1 loaf
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grind cornmeal to a powder in a food processor. You may skip this step, but the product will not be as smooth.
  2. Mix 1 cup of powdered cornmeal, salt and water until smooth.
  3. Add olive oil, and cool to lukewarm.
  4. Blend in the yeast.
  5. Gradually add the remaining cornmeal and 1 cup flour, mixing constantly.
  6. Add more flour if dough is still sticky.
  7. Rise until double in volume.
  8. Knead until firm.
  9. Shape into round loaf.
  10. Rise until double.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 to 40 minutes.

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