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Country Ham Bread With Herb Butter

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Ingredients
  Dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (105 To 115)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon, melted
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Buttermilk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Ground cooked country ham 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Cornmeal 1 Tablespoon
  Herb butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Sprinkle yeast over warm water in a large bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
Add butter, sugar, buttermilk, egg, cornmeal, pepper, and red pepper; stir well.
Gradually stir in enough flour to make a stiff dough.
Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface.
Knead in ham, kneading until dough is elastic.
Place in a greased bowl, turning to grease top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 2 hours or until doubled in bulk.
Grease two 9-inch cakepans; sprinkle with cornmeal.
Punch dough down; divide in half, and shape each half into a round loaf.
Place in cakepans; brush with water.
Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 30 to 40 minutes or until doubled.
Bake at 375° for 30 to 40 minutes or until loaves sound hollow when tapped.
Remove from pan, and cool.
Serve with Herb Butter.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Servings: 
2

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