In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
Add the milk, eggs, shortening, sugar, salt and 1 cup flour.
Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes / Beat until smooth.
Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/2 hours.
Punch dough down.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in half.
Roll each portion to 1/16-in. thickness; cut out ten 5-in. circles from each.
Combine the butter, garlic, basil, onion, caraway seeds, oregano and cayenne; spread over dough.
Fold circles in half; set half aside.
For each loaf, start with one folded circle on a greased baking sheet with folded edge toward the right.
Working from right to left, add another piece with folded edge on right side, overlapping three-fourths of the previous piece. Repeat.
Form a second rectangular loaf from the reserved folded circles.
Brush with butter; sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
Bake at 350? for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove from pans to wire racks. Serve warm. Yield: 2 loaves (16 slices each).
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (97g)|
|Recipe Makes: 20 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 108 (42%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 12g||16 %|
|Saturated Fat 5.9g||29 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 3.8g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 1.1g|
|Cholesterol 124.7mg||38 %|
|Sodium 443.6mg||15 %|
|Potassium 136.2mg||4 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 30.8g||9 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1.3g||5 %|
|Sugars, other 29.5g|
|Protein 7.3g||10 %|
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Calories per serving: 259
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