Cuban Bread for the bread machine

Recipe by Missy Wombat
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • Add water, salt, flour, brown sugar and yeast to bread machine pan in the order suggested by manufacturer.
  • Select dough/manual cycle.
  • When cycle is complete, transfer dough to a lightly floured surface.
  • Shape into a long loaf; taper ends by gently rolling back and forth.
  • Place on a baking sheet that has been sprinkled with cornmeal.
  • Let rise, uncovered, 10 minutes.
  • Using a sharp knife, make 3 or 4 diagonal slashes on top of loaf.
  • Brush with egg glaze.
  • Place on the middle shelf of a cold oven.
  • Place a shallow pan on bottom shelf and add hot water to pan.
  • Set oven temperature at 400 degrees and bake 30 minutes, or until done.
  • Remove from pan and let cool on wire rack.