In a large bowl, combine 1 1/2 cups of the flour, yeast, sugar and salt. Add hot water and mix until dry ingredients are moistened. Beat until smooth, about 2 minutes on medium speed of electric mixer. Blend in oil and eggs.
Add more flour to make a stiff batter. Beat until batter is smooth and elastic, about 2 minutes on medium speed.
Cover and let rise in warm place until light and bubbly, about 1 hour. Stir down.
Grease 2 4 1/2x8 1/2 " loaf pans and dust with cornmeal.
Divide dough and place half in each pan. Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled in bulk, about 30 minutes.