These delicious bread sticks are sure to be gone the second you pull them from the oven! They’ve been in our family for years!
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease 2 baking sheets.
Dissolve yeast and 2 pinches white sugar in warm water in a bowl. Let stand until the yeast softens and begins to form a creamy foam, about 5 minutes.
Mix 4 cups flour, hot water, 3 tablespoons sugar, and salt together in a large mixing bowl; pour yeast mixture into the flour mixture and mix. Add remaining flour, one cup at a time, mixing well between additions. Continue to work the mixture until you have a dough; divide dough into 2 halves. Divide each half into 12 long bread sticks and arrange onto prepared baking sheets.
Pour melted butter and sprinkle Parmesan cheese and garlic powder over the breadsticks.
Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 13 minutes.
Per Serving: 269 calories; protein 8.5g; carbohydrates 52g; fat 2.6g; cholesterol 5.5mg; sodium 449.1mg.
The best flavour of the flour can make a real deal to your bread. Different brands do vary. Great taste or Canadian flours, which are bet higher in gluten, may give you a better rise than standard bread flours – especially if you’re make wholemeal dough , which not always getting bigger as well as white bread.
To make this in a breadmaker , add all the ingredients to your breadmaker and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
A dough’s first rising can be make in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great limit , as you can work it night before , then clear it off the next day.