Activity 68:  Bread Baking

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Make your own white bread baking from plain flour!

 

You Will Need: 

  • 500 grams of plain flour

  • 7 grams of dried yeast

  • 15 grams of butter

  • 10 grams of salt

  • 5 grams of sugar (optional)

  • 290 ml of warm water

Step by step guide:

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Add all the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix them together.

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Mix in the butter then the water to form a soft dough.

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Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface until it is smooth and elastic but not sticky. Approx. 15 min.

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Shape the dough on a baking tray and leave to rise in a warm place until it has doubled in size.

Preheat the oven to 230 degrees/ fan 210 /Gas Mark 8

Place the dough in the centre of the oven reduce temperature: 210 degrees / fan 190/ Gas Mark 7 and bake for 30 minutes.

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Remove from oven. Enjoy.

If you bake your own bread - send us a photo!