Bloomer Bread

Recipe by ddav0962
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the dry ingredients, except for the yeast, in large mixing bowl.
  • Mix the yeast with the warm milk. Add to the dry ingredients, mix well, then knead the dough for 8 minutes until smooth and elastic. Roll the dough in flour, put in a warm bowl and leave at room temp for 4 hours.
  • Punch down dough, knead it again, roll it in flour and let rise again another 2-3 hours.
  • Punch down the dough, give it a final kneading, shape into a baguette shape, cut slashes across the top with a sharp knife, brush with water and let rise another 30-50 minutes.
  • Bake in preheated 400F oven for 20 minutes.
  • Reduce temp to 325F and bake for another 20-30 minutes until brown and loaf sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.
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