Super Hero Sandwich
Purchased, ready-made bread dough is formed into a ring and baked, providing the perfect foil for this terrific super-sized party sandwich.
1 (16-ounce) package frozen loaf of bread dough, thawed
3/4 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons spicy mustard
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, (optional)
1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
12 spinach leaves
1/2 pound ham, thinly sliced
1 cucumber, sliced
- Roll bread dough into a rope about 20 inches long; place on greased baking sheet. Form dough into ring; pinch ends together to seal. Place greased custard cup or empty metal can in center of ring. Cover dough. Let rise in warm place 1 hour or until doubled in size.
- Cut several diagonal slashes in top of dough with sharp knife, if desired.
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
- In bowl, combine mayonnaise, mustard, sugar and hot pepper sauce; mix well. Stir in cheese. Slice bread ring in half. Spread each half with cheese mixture. Arrange spinach, ham and cucumber slices on bottom half of bread ring; cover with top. Secure with wooden picks. Cut into wedges to serve.
Makes 8 servings.