Italian Bread

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Ingredients:

2 pkg. (1/4 oz ea) Active Dry Yeast

2 cu. warm water (110 to 115 Degrees F) divided

3 tbls. Organic Sugar

3 tbls Organic Coconut Oil cooking grade

1 tbs salt

1 egg lightly beaten

8-10 cu. Organic All Purpose Flour

Directions:

In a large bowl dissolve yeast in 1/2 cu. warm water.

Add the sugar, salt, coconut oil, egg and the remainder of water.

Add 4 cups of flour to the water mixing until smooth.

Then add the remainder up to 4 more cups of flour to make a firm dough.

You will want to add enough flour to form a firm dough.

The dough should not be sticky or dusty.

Knead until smooth on floured surface 8-10 minutes should be enough.

Grease a large bowl and place the dough in the bowl.

Flip the dough in the bowl to lightly grease both sides of the dough ball.

Cover and let sit in a warm place for about an hour or until it doubles inside.

Having a warm place to raise your dough is  important .

Taking the bread out of the bowl, punch down on a slightly floured surface and seperate into loaves.

Place them seams dowm on a greased baking sheet.

With your knife slice the tops of the bread.

Then you will need to grease your baking sheet again with your coconut oil and placing your seperated loaves on the sheet to rise  again for another hour.

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. and allow to bake for 35-40 minutes.

Makes 4 loaves

4 Loaf Bread

4 Loaf Bread

If you have any question feel free to send the via message.

Thank-you and I hope you enjoy the bread.

Sarah

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