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.