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Cornmeal Molasses Bread

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3 Cups Water
2/3 Cup Yellow Cornmeal
4 Tbsp. Shortening
1 Cup Water ( for yeast )
2 Tbsp. Sugar
3 tsp. Salt
2/3 Cup Light Molasses
3 pkgs Yeast
6 Cups Bread Flour
plus 4-5 Cups Flour

Boil & stir constantly for 2 minutes, Water, Salt, & Cornmeal. Add Molasses & Shortening to hot mixture, stir well. Dissolve Yeast in 1 Cup water with Sugar; add to cooked Cornmeal mixture.

mix well. Add 6 Cups flour, mixing well. Work in 4-5 more Cups Flour; dough should be easy to to handle. Put dough on floured surface and knead.

Place dough in greased bowl & cover. Let rise till double in size. Punch down & cut into 3 pieces. Grease 3 round pans & sprinkle with Cornmeal. Put dough in pans & let rise till double in size. Bake at 375 degrees for about 45 minutes.

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