Italian Peasant Bread
How to Make Italian Peasant Bread
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
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.