Italian Mini Loaves

2 cups bread flour
4 1/2 teaspoons sugar
1 (.25 ounce) package quick-rise yeast
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
1 egg
6 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided

In a mixing bowl, combine 3/4 cup flour, sugar, yeast, garlic salt, Italian seasoning and parsley. In a saucepan, heat milk, water and 1 tablespoon butter to 120 degrees F-130 degrees F. Add to dry ingredients; beat just until moistened. Add egg, 4 tablespoons Parmesan cheese and enough remaining flour to form a soft dough; beat until smooth. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 15 minutes.

Punch dough down. Turn onto a lightly floured surface. Divide into thirds; shape into loaves. Place in three greased 5-3/4-in. x 3-in. x 2-in. loaf pans. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 25 minutes. Melt remaining butter; brush over dough. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks.

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