Basic enriched bread.
– 1000 g white bread flour
– 2 teaspoon salt
– 2 tablespoon sugar
– 40 g butter diced
– 40 g fresh yeast
– 2 eggs
– 500 g milk
1. Mix flour, salt and sugar in a large bowl. Rub in the butter.
Crumble the yeast in the flour mixture. Add the eggs and most of the milk. Mix too a light sticky dough. Add additional milk a tablespoon at a time if the dough remains too dry. Turn out and knead for about 3 minutes to a smooth ball.
Leave to rise for 1 1/2 to 2 hours until doubled in size (depends on the room temp).
2. Turn out the dough, deflate a little and form into two loaves. Put on a greased baking tin.
Leave to rise for another hour or until doubled in size.
3. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 C for 30 – 35 minutes.
Leave to cool on a wire rack.