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Monte Carlo Bread

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), warm
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs), scalded
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Eggs 3 Small, slightly beaten
  Currants 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1.Start by preheating the oven to 400F degrees

MAKING
2.In a bowl, pour warm water and soften the yeast in it
3.Also in another bowl, combine milk with sugar, salt and shortening
4.Once the milk mixture is warm add the yeast
5.Now add half the flour and beat well
6.Set aside until the dough rises and becomes light
7.Now beat in eggs, currants and remaining flour
8.Knead the dough lightly and let rise until light, once it turns light shape into 2 loaves
9.On the greased 9x5 inch loaf pans, place the dough
10.Let rise
11.Finally bake in the oven for 10 minutes, then reduce temperature to 375F and bake for 20-30 minutes

SERVING
12.Serve with a sauce of your choice

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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