Easy Pizza Bread

A baking recipe found in “Crisco’s Good Cooking  Made Easy Cook Book” published by Procter & Gamble co in 1978Easy Pizza Bread

Ingredients
3 cups sifted flour

1 package active dry yeast

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed

1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

1 1/4 cups water

1/3 cup Crisco

1 tablespoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup finely chopped pepperoni

Melted Crisco

Approach

[1] In mixing bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups of the flour, yeast, oregano, and garlic salt. Heat water, Crisco, sugar, and salt just till warm (115°— 120°), stirring till Crisco almost melts; add to dry mixture. Beat with electric mixer at low speed for 1/2 minute, scraping bowl. Beat 3 minutes at high speed.

[2] By hand, stir in pepperoni and remaining flour; mix thoroughly. Cover; let rise in warm place till double, about 45 minutes. Stir dough down. Spread evenly in greased 1 1/2-quart casserole. Let rise till double, about 30 minutes.

[3] Brush with a little melted Crisco. Preheat oven to 375°; bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from dish; cool loaf before slicing. Makes 1 loaf.