*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Sicilian Twist Bread
 
 Recipe By     : Jo Merrill
 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads                           Prize
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      cups          unbleached flour
    2      cups          whole wheat flour
    1      package       rapid rise yeast -- 1/4 oz
    1      tablespoon    sugar
    1      teaspoon      salt
                         warm water
    2      teaspoons     olive oil
    1      large         egg white
                         -beaten with 1 teaspoon water
                         sesame seeds
 
 In a large bowl, add first 5 ingredients (dry ingredients) and mix together.  Add
warm water gradually and mix until a soft dough is formed.  (amount of water is
not specified) Add the olive oil; mix well and turn out on a floured board and
knead for 6 minutes.  Add flour only if necessary.   Divide dough into 6 equal
parts; roll out with hands to make 6 ropes.  Form these into 2 braids (using 3
ropes for each).  Place on aluminum foil in pan; make some diagonal cuts.  Brush
with egg whie wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds.  Let rise for one hour or
more.	Bake on middle rack of 400 degree oven for 15-20 minutes. Cool on a wire
rack. Winner in foreign specialty yeast breads, Del Mar county fair--1993
 
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