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Good Friday Bread

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  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Warm water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (105°-115°F)
  Flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 2 Tablespoon, softened
  Caraway seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Tablespoon

1 Dissolve yeast in warm water. Set aside for 5 minutes. Combine 2 cups flour, sugar, salt, butter, and caraway seeds in mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly.
2 Add yeast mixture, and gradually add remaining flour to form a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
3 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour.
4 Punch down dough. Shape into large round loaf. Place on greased baking sheet. Brush top of dough with milk.
5 Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 45 minutes or until done.
6 Bake in a preheated 400°F oven 40-50 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2510 Calories from Fat 284

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.2%

Saturated Fat 16.9 g84.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 67.5 mg22.5%

Sodium 1981.9 mg82.6%

Total Carbohydrates 484 g161.2%

Dietary Fiber 20.6 g82.3%

Sugars 48.1 g

Protein 64 g128.3%

Vitamin A 16.3% Vitamin C 3.5%

Calcium 20.8% Iron 161.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Good Friday Bread Recipe