Bread

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Ingredients: 

  • 2 1/2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 Cup wheat flour
  • 1 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 teaspoon active dried yeast
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 ½ teaspoons butter

Method:

  • Dissolve yeast and sugar in the warm water and let stand five minutes or until it foams. Now add the salt and mix with the flour Knead dough on a floured surface until smooth, add butter and knead for 8-10 minutes.
  • Place bread dough in greased bowl, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise until double, 1
  • Knock down dough, make 4 equal long bread and place them on a well-greased and dusted cookie pan next to each other. Leave some space in between since it will raise and increase in size.
  • Cover with a damp tea towel and let rise until doubled, 45 minutes to an hour.
  • Dip a tissue in some milk and lightly run over the rolls or you could also make a egg and milk mixture and run over the bread.
  • Bake at 200 C for 20-30 minutes, until the bread is deep golden brown and sounds hollow when tapped with fingers.
  • Remove from cookie sheet and let cool.
  • Gently rub some butter over the bread rolls.

Tips to follow:

  • Yeast must be alive it must show signs of foaming within 5 minutes else throw away and buy new yeast.
  • Use Luke warm water else it will kill the yeast.
  • Important to add sugar to yeast to activate it.
  • Oven must be pre heated before bread goes in.
  • Be patient for 1st rise….very important..
  • Enjoy your bread making process…

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