Total Time
3hrs
Prep 2 hrs 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

I found this recipe on the web but have changed it slightly. The original recipe call for natural low fat yogurt which I swaped for Greek yogurt it also called for 1 tablespoon of sugar which I substituted organic honey. It makes a lovely moist loaf which keeps very well for 3 days.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients together, I use my stand mixer with the dough hook.
  2. Let mixer kneed the dough for about 5 minutes.
  3. Dough should be moist and pliable but not sticky, if it is dry add more water, if it is too sticky add a little extra flour.
  4. Coat a bowl with a little oil place dough in the bowl and cover with cling wrap and leave for about 1 hour or till doubled in size.
  5. Once doubled in size dust bench lightly with flour turn out dough and lightly press down to remove a little of the air.
  6. Form into your choice of loaf, I like to use a proofing basket, but you could use a tin or free form.
  7. Let the loaf rise for another 40 min to 1 hour.
  8. Pre heat your oven to super hot 450 F/ 250°C.
  9. I use a pizza stone but it can go straight in the oven on a tray if you don't have one.
  10. Leave oven temp on high for 10 min then reduce to 375 F/ 190 C for a further 20 minute.
  11. Enjoy!
Most Helpful

Loved this so much I signed up just to rate and review! Used natural low-fat yogurt, halved the recipe as only for two people, and used a tea-towel-lined small basket as a banneton for proofing. Fantastic rich almost sourdough-y flavour and super-soft light crumb. Because we prefer a thin light crust rather than the heavier artisan-style crust, I baked with an oven tray directly above and a pan of boiling water below to help it to cook through without the crust browning too fast and thickening. Took them out with 5 minutes to go, and perfect thin crust. So delicious.

FrannyNX March 26, 2014