English Muffin Casserole Bread

Recipe by Souchef
READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
YIELD: 1 loaf




  • In large mixing bowl combine 1 cup of the flour and the yeast.
  • In a saucepan heat the water, sugar, and salt til warm, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  • Add to dry mixture in bowl.
  • Beat at low speed with mixer for about 30 seconds, scraping bowl.
  • Beat 3 minutes at high speed.
  • By hand stir in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  • Shape into ball.
  • Place in lightly greased bowl; turn once to grease surface.
  • Cover; let rise until double (about 1 hour).
  • Punch down.
  • Cover; let rest about 10 minutes.
  • Grease a 1 quart casserole; sprinkle with cornmeal.
  • Place dough in casserole; sprinkle top with cornmeal.
  • Cover, let rise til double (30 to 45 minutes).
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Cover loosely with foil if top browns too quickly.
  • Remove from casserole; cool.