Bacon and Tomato Bread
  • Cooking Time: 35
  • Servings: 16
  • Preparation Time: 10
  • For a 2-lb loaf
  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1/3 cup snipped dried tomatoes (oil-packed)
  • 4 teaspoons olive oil or cooking oil
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 1/3 cup cooked bacon pieces
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast or bread machine yeast
  1. Place all ingredients in your machines fully assembled pan and in the order
  2. specified by your machines manufacturer. Select the Basic or White cycle and
  3. press start. After the first 10 minutes of kneading check the dough, it should
  4. form a smooth round ball that when touched with your finger is tacky. However,
  5. when you pull your finger away no dough should stick to it. If the dough is too
  6. dry add 1 tbsp. of water at a time until the dough is the proper consistency. If
  7. the dough is too wet add 1 tbsp. of flour at a time until the dough is the
  8. proper consistency. It is normal for all recipes to need some sort of an
  9. adjustment.