-JUDI M. PHELPS 1 pk Active dry yeast
1 1/4 c ;warm water (105 to 115 deg.
-F) 2 tb Vegetable oil
1 tb Sugar
1 ts Salt
1/4 ts Garlic powder
1/2 ts Dried oregano; crumbled
3 c All-purpose flour (divided)
1/4 c Pepperoni; finely diced
In a large mixing bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water. Add the oil, sugar, salt, garlic powder, and oregano and 2 cups of flour. Using an electric mixer, combine the ingredients on low speed. Then, increase the speed to medium and beat for 3 minutes, scraping the bowl occasionally. Stir in the remaining flour and the pepperoni. Scrape the batter down from the sides of the bowl. Cover and let rise in a warm place (80 degrees F) until double in bulk (45 to 60 minutes). Stir the batter down and spread evenly in a greased 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan. Cover and let rise until double (30 to 40 minutes). Preheat oven t
o 375 degrees F. and bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the loaf sounds hollow when tapped. Cool on a rack before slicing. Makes one 9 x 5-inch loaf.