Italian Peasant Bread

Elaine Douglas

By
@BreadandSoupLady

Surprisingly good considering there is no kneading. Definitely worth doing.


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Serves:

1 loaf

Prep:

1 Hr 15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

see below

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Ingredients
2 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
2 cups water (lukewarm, 105 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit)
3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter, melted
2
Directions
1. Dissolve yeast in lukewarm water. Blend in rest of ingredients except butter.
2. Shape into one large round loaf. Place on a greased cooking sheet and let rise until doubled (about 1 hour). Brush with melted butter.
3. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 25 minutes, or until it sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy