Pain de Mie (Pullman Bread)

Recipe by Phil Dunham
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READY IN: 4hrs 5mins
SERVES: 20
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine milk, yeast and 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour.
  • Beat and let proof 1 hour.
  • De gas and add oil, salt, sugar, 2 cups white flour.
  • Work in bowl until dough forms a ball.
  • Knead adding white flour as necessary until dough is smooth and a bit moist.
  • Let dough rise in oiled bowl 1-1 1/2 hours .
  • De gas.
  • Let rest 10 min.
  • Shape dough to fit a Pain de Mie pan with lid, or use a large bread pan.
  • Cover and let rise to 1/2 inch from top of pan, approx 30-45 min.
  • Cover with lid, or cover a bread pan with waxed paper and put a weighted cookie sheet on the pan.
  • Let stand 10 min.
  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Pain de Mie lid must be on the pan when in the oven, but remove cookie sheet from other bread pan.
  • Bake 25 min.
  • Remove Pain de Mie lid and let bake 10 more min.
  • Put pan on wire rack to cool for 10 min.
  • Turn bread out.
  • Let cool to room temperature.
  • The loaf in the Pain de Mie pan should be flat on six sides.
  • Perfect for sandwiches.
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