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Barley bread (Wed 25.11)

Basic barley bread based on a flour mix. The % barley versus wheat is not known.


  • 1000 g flour (mix wheat and whole grain barley)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 50 g unsalted butter
  • 42 g yeast
  • 650 g water

1. Mix salt and flour.

Add diced butter to the flour.

Rub in the butter with fingertips. Add water and yeast to the flour and mix to a (sticky) dough. turn out on working surface and knead for some minutes. As dough was to sticky/wet, gave it a 10 minutes rest.

2. After 10 minutes, rest 2 minutes kneading with a smooth dough as result.

Allow to rise in a warm spot for 30 to 40 minutes.

3. Dough should be well risen (+-doubled in size). Turn out on a floured surface, have ready a greased or floured baking tin.

Divide the dough in two equal parts. form each in a neat package (4 folds). Put on the baking tin.

4. Bake the loaves in a pre-heated oven at 220 C for about 40 minutes.

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