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French Bread

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Ingredients
  Water 20 1⁄2 Fluid Ounce (2 1/2 Cups Plus 1 Tablespoon)
  Active dry yeast 1⁄2 Ounce (2 Packages)
  Low sodium corn oil margarine 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Flour cornmeal 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Egg white 1
Directions

1. Mix 2 1/2 cups warm water (105-115°F) and yeast in mixing bowl until dissolved.
2. Add melted margarine. Stir in 4-5 cups of flour with a spoon.
3. Work in remaining flour until well blended, using hands if necessary. Dough will be sticky.
4. Turn onto lightly floured board and knead 8-10 minutes.
5. Place dough in an oiled bowl, turning once to coat surface. Cover and let rise in a warm place until double, about 1 hour.
6. Divide dough in half. Place one half on a lightly floured board and roll into a rectangle about 10 X 15 inches. Roll up like a jelly roll and tuck in ends.
7. Sprinkle a small amount of cornmeal on an oiled baking sheet.
8. Place roll on sheet, seam side down, and let rise until double, about 30 minutes.
9. Bake in a preheated 375°F oven for 30 minutes.
10. Remove and brush with mixture of egg white and 1 tablespoon water.
11. Bake 10 more minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Corn

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