Ham and Swiss Loaf

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large bowl, combine 1+1/2 cups flour, undissolved yeast, sugar and salt.
  • Stir warm water, mustard and butter into dry ingredients.
  • Stir in enough remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  • Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 4-6 minutes.
  • Cover, let rest on floured surface 10 minutes.
  • On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 15 x 10 inch rectangle.
  • Transfer to greased baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle ham, cheese, pimientos, and pickles lengthwise over the center third of dough.
  • with a sharp knife, make cuts from filling to dough edges at 1 inch intervals along sides of filling.
  • Alternating sides, fold strips at an angle across filling.
  • Cover loaf; let rise in warm, draft-free place until almost double in size, about 20 to 40 minutes.
  • Brush loaf with egg.
  • Bake at 375^ F for 35 minutes or until done.
  • Remove from sheet to wire rack.
  • Serve warm.
  • Refrigerate leftovers: reheat to serve.
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