Witch Soup
Welcome To Witch Soup

To particiate fully in the forum, you must be a registered member.

Please come and join us, by registering an account. If there are any problems you can contact the Admin in the 'guest' section where we will try to help you.

Us here at Witch Soup would like to say "Thanks" for popping by. We hope to see you back soon.

French Loaves - handmade bread

Go down

French Loaves - handmade bread

Post  Errata on Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:56 am

French Loaves - handmade bread

Ingredients
Serves: 30
15g (1/2 oz) dried active baking yeast
100ml (4 fl oz) warm water (45 C)
450ml (16 fl oz) water
800g (1 3/4 lb) bread flour
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon caster sugar
5 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons polenta
1 egg white, beaten
1 tablespoon sesame seeds


Preparation method

Prep: 1 hour 30 mins | Cook: 35 mins
1.In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.

2.In a large bowl, combine the yeast mixture with 450ml water, 1/3 of the flour, salt, sugar and vegetable oil; stir well to combine. Stir in the remaining flour, a little at a time, beating well after each addition. When the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes.

3.Lightly oil a large bowl, place the dough in the bowl and turn to coat with oil. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place until doubled in volume, about 1 hour.

4.Divide dough in half. Roll each half into a 23x30cm (9x12 in) rectangle and roll up swiss roll style, starting at long edge. Seal edges and place seam side down on a large baking tray that has been sprinkled with polenta.

5.Use a sharp knife to slash each loaf diagonally 3 times. Brush with beaten egg white and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Cover and allow to rise 30 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6.

6.Bake in preheated oven for 35 minutes, or until golden brown.

Great for getting rid of bingo wings this recipe is. Real arm workout.Laughing
avatar
Errata
Cookie

Posts : 352
Join date : 2011-02-11

Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum