Soft Italian Bread
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Tablespoon quick rise yeast
  • 1¼ cup warm water
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1½ Tablespooons sugar
  • ½ Tablespoon (not teaspoon) salt
  • 2½ Tablespoons oil
Instructions
  1. Grease cookie sheet pan and set aside.
  2. Add ingredients to mixing bowl or bread machine in order above.
  3. Mix/knead dough using your favorite method (by hand, using a stand mixer with dough hook, or a bread machine). Knead dough for about 10 min. or until it feels smooth & elastic but still a little tacky. You may need to add a little extra flour or water to get the right consistency.
  4. Let rise 1 hour.
  5. Roll dough into a 9x12" rectangle on a floured surface. Roll it up like a jelly roll the long way. Place on greased cookie sheet with the seam facing down.
  6. Make 3 or 4 shallow slits with a knife across the top of the dough.
  7. Let rise 30 minutes.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 F. degrees.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown.
Recipe by THE SEMISWEET SISTERS at https://www.thesemisweetsisters.com/2019/06/11/soft-italian-bread/