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Granary bread Recipe

Ingredients for people

  • Granary flour : 700 g
  • Dried baker's yeast : 15 g
  • Water : 425 ml
  • Fine salt : 10 g
  • Caster sugar : 10 g
  • 1For the dough

    Pre-heat the oven to 230'C.
    Place the flour, salt and the sugar in a large bowl. Add the dried yeast . Make a well in the centre.

    Heat the water until tepid and slowly pour into the well in flour mix. Begin mixing with a spoon, as it starts to come together use your hands. When the dough forms a ball shape, transfer to a floured surface and knead for 2-3 minutes until it is a smooth ball.
    Clean and lightly oil the mixing bowl. Place the dough back in the bowl and cover with cling film. Leave it to prove in a warm place until it doubles in size.

    After it has doubled in size, transfer back onto a floured surface and knead for a further minute. Shape the dough into a circle.

    Create a smooth ball by tucking the dough into the centre of the circle. Turn it over and you should a have a ball shape.

    Place the loaf in the centre of a deep round baking tin. Leave to prove once more in a warm place for 30 minutes.

  • 2To cook the bread

    When the loaf is cooked, remove from the baking tin and knock the bottom , when its cooked the loaf should sound hollow.

    Allow to cool on a wire rack before cutting.

Chef's tip

«If using fresh yeast, Dilute it with warm water before adding it to the flour mix.»

An easy recipe for delicious granary bread, perfect for those on a high fibre diet.

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  • Preparation  1hr
  • Cooking time  1hr35
  • Rest time  0h

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