Country Crust Bread Recipe

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Summary

Preparation Time35 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Dry yeast2 Packet
 Warm water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt1 Tablespoon
 Eggs2 , beaten
 Unbleached flour6 Cup (96 tbs)
 Vegetable oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Melted butter1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 570 Calories from Fat 154

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g26.9%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 56.9 mg

Sodium 749.4 mg31.2%

Total Carbohydrates 90 g30%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 12.9 g

Protein 12 g24.1%

Vitamin A 2.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 2.5% Iron 27.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven at 375°.
2) In a bowl, add water to dissolve yeast. Allow this to stand for 5 minutes.
3) Put sugar, salt, eggs, 1/4 cup vegetable oil, and 3 cups flour. Combine all together and slowly add remaining flour.
4) On a floured surface, turn the dough to knead for 8-10 minutes until smooth and elastic.
5) Make a ball out of the dough.
6) Use a well-greased bowl to put the dough and to grease the surface by turning.
7) Cover the bowl and place in a warm place at 85° to rise the dough for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until it doubles in volume.
8) Punch down the doubled dough and make out two equal pieces.
9) On a floured surface, roll out the halves into 18- x 9-inch rectangle.
10) Starting from the narrow side, roll up the sheet firmly by eliminating air pockets.
11) Seal the seam and ends by pinching.

MAKING
12) In a well-greased 9- x 5- x 3-inch loaf pans, place the rolls with seam side down.
13) Brush with vegetable oil on each of the rolls.
14) Again cover and allow rising to double.
15) Place the loaf pans inside oven on lower rack and bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until loaves become hollow when tapped.

SERVING
16) Remove the loaves from pans and brush with melted butter to serve.
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