Sunday, March 25, 2007

Cottage Loaf

Cottage Loaf
Originally uploaded by wanderingcoyote.
This also came from The Essential Baking Cookbook. It's kind of a cool shape, but you can pretty much bake it in any shape you want to, though, again, this recipe is a little large for a regular loaf pan. This would also make really good buns.

Cottage Loaf

7g/1/4oz/1 heaping tbsp yeast
1 tbsp soft brown sugar
2 cups white bread flour
2 cups whole wheat flour
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 - 2 cups warm water

See bread baking tutorial for instructions, but again, let this rise twice: once in the bowl and once after shaping.

To shape this loaf, pull away 1/3 of the dough from the rest and shape each portion into balls. Place the larger on a lined baking sheet and brush the top with water. Place the smaller on top of it, pushing down with two fingers. Rise again.

Bake at 375F until done - 30-40 minutes.

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