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My Golden Cornmeal Yeast Bread

The addition of just some cornmeal to mostly white flour in this raised yeast dough for homemade bread gives a sweeter taste and a beautiful color. 

Course: BAKING, Breads
Keyword: cornmeal yeast bread, golden cornmeal yeast bread
  • 1 package active dry yeast or 1 tablespoon
  • 1/4 cup of very warm (not howater
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 1/3 cup of canola oil
  • 3 teaspoons of salt
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 7 cups of flour
  • 2 eggs well beaten
  • 1 cup of yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  1. Dissolve yeast in the very warm (not howater, adding one teaspoon of sugar.  (The sugar will help your yeast to grow faster).
  2. Scaled milk, add the oil, sugar and salt.  Mix well. Let stand until lukewarm.  Then add four cups of flour, eggs, and cornmeal.  Stir until smooth.  Now add the yeast mixture.  Add the rest of the flour and enough to form a soft, but firm dough.
  3. On a floured surface, knead the dough about five minutes or until it does not stick any longer.
  4. Grease the bowl, add dough.  Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled (about one hour).  Punch down, let this rise until doubled again and then shape into two loaves.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for about 50 minutes or until a hollow sound is heard when tapped.  This makes two loaves.
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