(makes 1 loaf)
*1 cup warm water
*2 tablespoons olive oil
*1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar
*1 1/2 teaspoons salt
*3 cups bread flour
*3 teaspoons active dry yeast
*1 tablespoon sesame seeds
*1/2 teaspoon olive oil
*1 tablespoon corn meal
~Place water, 2 tablespoons olive oil, sugar, salt, flour & yeast into the bread machine.
~Select dough cycle and start (mine takes 1 1/2 hours).
~Remove dough from bread maker.
~Lightly oil a clean surface.
~Place dough on surface, cover with plastic wrap and allow to rest for 10 minutes.
~Spray a cookie sheet with a cooking spray and lightly coat with corn meal.
~Form dough into a circle and place bottom side up on prepared pan.
~Sprinkle sesame seeds over the top of the dough, and press down gently.
~Lightly brush olive oil over top of dough.
~Cover with plastic wrap.
~Let rise for 45 minutes in a warm, draft free area.
~Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
~Bake for 10 minutes.
~Reduces heat to 375 degrees.
~Bake for 15-20 minutes or until done. Bread should sound hollow when tapped.
`Once the dough is ready for the last rise, break into smaller pieces. To make individual bread. Makes 8-10 loafs.