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Katrina Loftin Winkel Added: Wednesday, December 3, 2008
1 tsp. Sugar ½ Cup Lukewarm water 4 pkgs. Yeast 10 Cups Flour 2 Tbls. Salt ½ Cup Sugar ¾ Cup Oil 6 Eggs 2 ¼ Cup Lukewarm water
Mix sugar in water and sprinkle on yeast. Combine flour, sugar, and salt. Make hole in center and pour in yeast mixture. Add oil, eggs and water. Knead. Sprinkle with flour. Let rise one hour, shape. Let rise. Beat egg, sprinkle with sugar and use mixture to glaze bread. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.
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