Bread, Bread Machine
1 package yeast (2 1/4 tsp)
3 Cups flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons butter (sweet gives most authentic taste)
1 Cup less 1 Tablespoon hot water
2 stiffly beaten egg whites
Whip the whites until stiff and set aside. Add first 6 ingredients in order listed, select FRENCH bread and push start. Once all ingredients are moist dump in the whites.
If you choose, lightly brush the top with a mixture of 1 Tblsp water and a dash salt and 1/4 tsp cornstarch after the 2 mixing is over, and sprinkle with sesame or poppy seeds.