Baked Sesame Bread Sticks
You will love this easy homemade bread recipe for Baked Sesame Bread Sticks. This easy bread recipe doesn't take a long time to rise so you can have fresh breadsticks on the table in no time. There is something irresistible about homemade bread with a bit of butter. For this easy homemade bread recipe, you can use some milk with vinegar to sour the milk, or you can use buttermilk instead. Using buttermilk in homemade bread recipes helps to promote the browning of the breadsticks and improves the texture of the homemade bread recipe. The addition of sesame seeds in this homemade bread recipe gives a bit of texture and flavor to this yummy, easy bread recipe. Using sesame seeds also adds a bit of added nutrition to the easy bread recipe with calcium, iron, protein and some dietary finer. It goes to show how the addition of a simple ingredient like sesame seeds can up the nutritional value of a recipe, along with added flavor that sets the homemade bread recipe apart from the rest.
Makes about 64 breadsticks, depending on the size you make them
1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
3/4 cup warm water
3/4 cup pure virgin olive oil
3/4 cup milk + 1 Tablespoon vinegar to sour
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
4 1/2 cups all purpose flour
2 Tablespoons sesame seeds
2 teaspoons, olive oil to grease the bowl
1 egg with a 1 teaspoon water for the eggwash
Additional sesame seeds
1 Tablespoon paprika
Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large measuring cup.
Add the oil, buttermilk, salt and 2 tablespoons sesame seeds. Stir together with a whip.
Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
Beat in 3-1/2 cups of the flour. Mix in enough of the remaining 1 cup of flour to form a soft, non-sticky dough.
Place dough on a floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
Measure the 2 teaspoons of olive oil into the large bowl and use your fingertips or a paper towel to wipe it around the entire interior of the bowl.
Place the ball of dough into the oiled bowl and turn the dough over to make sure all sides are well oiled.
Cover and let rise until doubled, about an hour or so. Punch down dough. Let rest for 10 minutes.
Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface; divide into fourths.
Work with one portion of dough at a time, keeping remaining dough covered with plastic wrap.
Preheat the oven to 325F.
Grease 2 baking sheets.
Divide each ball of dough into 16 individual pieces by cutting the dough in half again and again until you have 16 pieces of dough. First, roll each piece between your hands to form a log, roll each log on a flat lightly floured surface to form the bread sticks.
Place each breadstick onto the greased baking sheet. Leave space between the breadsticks.
Repeat the process until you have 32 breadsticks formed.
Beat egg and water; brush a little over each breadstick and sprinkle with more sesame seeds. Sprinkle on some paprika.
The paprika will give the breadsticks wonderful color when they are baking.
Bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Watch you do not burn them.
Remove to wire racks to cool.
* Note: Bake one sheet at a time. While you are baking the first batch, you can be rolling out and preparing the second batch.
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Nutrition Facts for: Baked Sesame Bread Sticks from Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Active dry yeast, water, virgin olive oil, milk, vinegar, salt, all purpose flour, sesame seeds, egg, paprika.
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 64 breadstick servings
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
Calories 58, Calories from Fat 26, Total Fat 2.9g 4%, Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%, Cholesterol 3mg 1%, Sodium 57mg 2%, Potassium 18mg 1%, Carbohydrates 7.0g 2%, Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%, Sugars 0.2g, Protein 1.2g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 1%, Iron 3%
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