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  All purpose flour 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 2 Tablespoon (1 Package)
  Onion soup mix 1 Tablespoon (1 Envelope, 4- To 6-Serving Size)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Shortening 2 Tablespoon
  Cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg white 1 , beaten

In large mixer bowl combine2 1/2 cups of the flour and the yeast.
Combine 2 3/4 cups water and soup mix; simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
Stir in sugar, shortening, and 1 teaspoon salt; cool well.
Add to dry mixture.
Beat at low speed with mixer for 1/2 minute, scraping bowl.
Beat 3 minutes at high speed.
Stir in enough remaining flour to make a moderately stiff dough.
Knead on floured surface till smooth (8 to 10 minutes).
Shape into ball.
Place in greased bowl; turn once.
Cover; let rise in warm place till double (about 1 hour).
Punch down; divide in half.
Cover; let rest 10 minutes.
Shape into 2 long loaves, tapering ends.
Place on greased baking sheet sprinkled with cornmeal.
Gash tops diagonally, 1/4 inch deep.
Cover; let rise till double (about 30 minutes).
Bake at 375° for 20 minutes.
Brush with mixture of egg white and 1 tablespoon water.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes longer.
Remove from baking sheet; cool.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3837 Calories from Fat 387

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 45 g68.6%

Saturated Fat 9.7 g48.3%

Trans Fat 3.9 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1340 mg55.8%

Total Carbohydrates 747 g248.9%

Dietary Fiber 39.2 g156.9%

Sugars 33.9 g

Protein 106 g212.5%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 1%

Calcium 16.5% Iron 253%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Onion Bread Recipe