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Italian Bread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susan Privot
Added: Monday, December 22, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c warm water
1 tbsp dry yeast
6 cups bread flour
2 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Combine 4 cups flour, yeast, sugar, salt and flour in a mixing bowl.

Add warm water; mix until incorporated.

Let rest 5 minutes. Mix in enough remaining flour to make a nice dough. Combine into a nice ball, add to oiled bowl and spray with cooking spray. Set aside to rise several hours or till doubled..

Punch down, form into a loaf on a baking sheet; Allow to rise again (about 45 minutes). Slash top on the diagonal and brush lightly with water.

Bake at 450, with a bowl of hot water in bottom of oven.

Bake approximately 30 minutes or temperature reads 190-200

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 or 2 loaves
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
3 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you keep spritzing it with water while baking, The bread will be nice and crusty.

 

 

 

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