homemade garlic bread

gaynel mohler

By
@gaynel

this is so good sliced and served with lasagna or spaghetti. good sliced as it is, or sliced and toasted in the oven with butter. this bread is slightly sweet, from the oregano and sugar, but savory from the garlic. the smell while baking is deliscious.


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Serves:
2 loaves
Prep:
3 Hr
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
dry yeast
1 1/2 c
warm water
1 Tbsp
sugar
1 Tbsp
garlic salt
1 Tbsp
dry oregano
1 Tbsp
shortening
4 c
bread flour
2 Tbsp
corn meal ( to bake on )
1 1/2 Tbsp
jarred minced garlic ( with juice)

Step-By-Step

1in large bowl mix together yeast, sugar and warm water. dissolve yeast and let sit 5 minutes

2add garlic salt and oregano, let sit another minute

3stir in shortening, garlic and it's juice

4stir in flour one cup at a time. when fourth cup is being mixed in, start kneading. knead it in for at least 3 minutes.

5turn dough into a greased bowl cover with tea towel and let rise 1 hour

6put dough out on a lightly floured surface and divide in half. roll each out into large rectangle. roll up pinching to seal.

7sprinkle corn meal onto large baking sheet. lay each loaf on it.do not grease pan. make small diaginal slits on top of each. cover with tea towel and let rise 1 1/2 hours.

8bake in a 400 degree oven 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown and sound hollow.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads, Other Breads