Blushing tomato bread
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:09:33 AM. Recipe ID 36525. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Blushing tomato bread
Yield: 2 Servings
1/2 c Warm water
1/4 c Plus 1 tsp sugar
1/4 ts Ground ginger
2 pk Active dry yeast
1 1/2 c Tomato juice, warmed
6 c Unsifted flour
1/4 c Butter or margarine,
1 ts Salt
In small bowl, combine water, 1 tsp sugar, ginger and yeast. Let
stand Let stand until bubbly. In large bowl, combine tomato juice,
1/4 cup sugar and 2 cups flour. Add yeast mixture, beat well. Stir in
butter and salt. Add 3 cups flour; stir until thoroughly blended.
Stir in remaining flour.
Turn dough onto well-floured board; knead until smooth and satiny.
Return dough on bowl; brush top with butter. Cover and let rise 30 to
40 minutes or until doubled. Punch down; divide in half. Shape into
two 14" loaves.
Place on greased baking sheets. Cut diagonal slashes on top. Brush
with butter; cover and let rise again until doubled in size. Preheat
oven to 350 degrees. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until lightly browned.
Transfer loaves to wire racks. Cool. Makes 2 loaves.
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