Pão Caseiro – Portuguese Home style Bread
4 cups flour
3 teaspoons dry yeast
1 teaspoon salt
1 and 1/4 cup warm water
1/4 teaspoon sugar
Place four in a bowl and make a well. Add yeast to warm water and sugar and let sit for 10 minutes to activate yeast. Add yeast to flour, mix slightly.
Add salt, 4 more tablespoons water, and mix until a round ball of dough forms. Knead on floured surface for a few minutes.
Place in floured bowl, cover and let rise until double.
After rise, shape into bread rolls shapes. Cut a cross slit on top, cover and let rise for 30 minutes.
Set oven at 395 degrees F., Sprinkle with a little flour and bake for about 30 min or until a light golden crust forms.
Note: Cooking times may vary depending on your oven.