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Communion Retreat Bread

1-1/3 cups lukewarm water
2 T. rapid rise yeast
2 T. sugar
1 tsp. salt
3-1/2 cups flour
1 T. oil
1 egg, beaten

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Combine yeast, sugar, salt, oil, and warm water. Mix well. Stir in flour until dough pulls away from side of bowl. Knead for approximately 5 minutes on a floured surface, until smooth and elastic. Let dough rest for 5 minutes.

Shape into 2 loaves. Brush with beaten egg. Cover with towel; let rise about 10 minutes.

Bake until golden brown, about 45 minutes.



Recipe from the "Mangia, Figlie" blog by Maria M. Boyer.
Original publish date of this recipe, April 23, 2010.