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Homemade Bread Bowls
One of our
favorite bread recipes
gets a makeover as bread bowls. Perfect for soup or chili and SO easy to make! This recipe makes 6 bread bowls.
bread bowl, homemade bread
active dry yeast
bread or all purpose
In a small bowl, dissolve the sugar in warm water, and then stir in yeast. Allow to proof until foamy (about 5 minutes).
Mix oil into the yeast.
In a large bowl mix flour and salt. Pour liquid mixture into flour mixture.
Knead dough on a lightly floured surface until smooth (or use your bread hook/paddle on your kitchenmaid).
Place in a well oiled large bowl, and turn dough to coat. Cover with a damp cloth. Allow dough to rise until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
Punch dough down and divide into 6 portions. Shape each portion into a ball and place on greased baking sheet.
Cover and allow dough to rise 40 minutes.
Place a shallow pan (I use an 8x8 brownie pan) of water inside oven on the bottom rack. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. The water creates steam while the bread bakes.
Mix the egg white with 1 Tbsp. of water. Brush dough balls with egg wash.
Bake bread bowls for 20 minutes. Brush with egg mixture again, then bake another 15 minutes.
Let bread cool. Slice top off of roll and scoop inside bread out. Save bread for dipping in soup.
Fill with chili, chowder or soup.
I preheat my oven for 60 seconds and then shut it off. It makes for the perfect warm spot for my rolls to raise.