FRENCH LOAF Recipe Preparation Method

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FRENCH LOAF Recipe Preparation Method

FRENCH LOAF

Ingredients   for French Loaf

Flour                                                                 250gms

Fat                                                                     10gms

Salt                                                                     10gms

Sugar                                                                10gms

Milk powder                                                      10gms

Yeast                                                                  5gms

Water                                                                140ml

Preparation Method for French Loaf

  • Scale the dough into 450gm pieces.
  • Expel the gas and mould Swiss roll fashion.
  • Allow to recover and then mould to the required length (ex) 45cm (18inch)
  • Allow to proof preferably upside down on cloths.
  • Transfer to a wooden slip.
  • With a sharp knife cut up to five long slits on the top and immediately place into an oven full of wet steam at a temperature of 226°C (440°C).
  • After 10 minutes baking remove the steam and finish baking in dry heat for a further 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Notes:  Like Vienna bread this bread should be eaten fresh to be fully appreciated. Even after six hours the crust begins to become leathery and UN appetizing.


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