Polenta Bread

February 12, 2008 at 6:12 am Leave a comment

I actually don’t eat bread that often, it really doesn’t agree with me. Some days, however, the idea of fresh baked bread is just so appealing, I can’t resist making a loaf to have with dinner. I’ve been thinking about corn bread recently and how good it tastes with a sweet, honey butter. I don’t really like the grainy texture of traditional cornbread, so when I ran across this recipe for polenta bread, I just had to try it. It’s a mix of white flour with a small amount corn meal added in. It’s got a light, crumbly texture with just a hint of the typical corn bread flavor. It has a beautiful soft yellow color, too. It’s a new favorite of mine!

Polenta Bread
Adapted from “marabout chef – pain maison, Cathy Ytak”
Ingredients:

1 cup water
3 cups flour
1/3 cup corn meal
1 egg, beaten
2.5 tsp. instant yeast
1.5 tsp. salt
1 T. olive oil
1 T. sugar
1 tsp. lemon juice

To Make:
Add ingredients according to your bread machine instructions. Settings: Normal or White Bread. Medium color and size.

Yield:
1 Loaf

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