Avanti's Sweet Bread

Recipe by Marie Nixon
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast in warm water. Let sit, undisturbed for about 10 minutes. You should see little bubbles appear. This tells you that the yeast is active.
  • In a large bowl, mix oil, eggs, salt, sugar and water and yeast mixture together till blended.
  • Add flour one cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  • Knead till smooth and elastic.
  • Let rise till doubled, about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • repeat the kneading and rising.
  • Punch down.
  • Cut dough into 2 pieces.
  • Let rise, covered for 10 minutes.
  • Shape into 2 oblong loaves, about 14 inches long.
  • Place on greased cookie sheets.
  • Cover: let rise again, about 50-60 minutes.
  • Cut slash down middle of bread or 3 slashes diagonally on top.
  • Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes.
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