Spanish Peasant Bread

Recipe by Mareesme
READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
YIELD: 1-2 loaves
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast in 2/3 C water.
  • Combine with salt, sugar, 2C water and 5 C flour. Beat 5 minutes.
  • Add enough remaining flour, beating with wooden spoon, until dough is soft. Knead vigorously for 5 minutes.
  • Place in a large greased bowl and brush top with melted butter. Cover and allow to rise until double. Punch down.
  • Form into 1 large or 2 small oblong rolls. Place on lightly greased baking sheet that has been sprinkled with cornmeal. Brush with egg yolk glaze and sprinkle with poppy seeds or sesame seeds.
  • Put bread in cold oven and turn oven temperature to 400 dg. Bake for 45-50 minutes. The bread will rise with the temperature.
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