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    Rustic Bread for the Bread Machine

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    3 hrs 45 mins

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    45 mins

    Sage's Note:

    This recipe is a combination of different bread recipes I have been working on for my Bread machine.I used to make a bread that had a Biga(Italian starter).I found PanNan's recipe, worked on it and came up with this great Rustic Bread.

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    1. 1
    2. 2
      In a glass or plastic bowl,stir flour, yeast and water together with a wooden spoon until smooth.Cover with a cloth and let stand overnight.It will be kind of bubbly.
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    4. 4
      Stir together flours,sugar,salt,.
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      and Vital Gluten; set aside.
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      Pour starter in bread machine.
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      Add water, honey, Barley Malt,butter and oil.
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      Add the flour mixture.
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      Make a groove in flour and add yeast.
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      Set Bread machine to Dough cycle.
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      Keep an eye on the machine as dough may reach the top before the end of the cycle;if this happens push it back down.
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      At the end of this cycle, remove dough from machine and split it in 2.
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      Shape your breads in free form or in bread pans.
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      Preheat oven 400*.
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      Cover breads and let them rise for 45 minutes.
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      Score the loaves.
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      Place in hot oven for 10 minutes.
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      Reduce heat to 350* and bake another 30 minutes.
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      Remove bread from pans and tap the bottom to make sure it is baked(hollow sound).If not, return bread in the oven (without the pan)for another 5 minutes.
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      If you do not have Barley Malt double the amount of honey.
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      While the oven is preheating,I set a large pan on top of the stove and sit my breads on a cookie on this pan for the rising stage.It works all the time.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 22, 2009


      The flavor of this bread was fantastic! I do not own a bread machine so used my bosche for the mixing. Since I don't use a bread machine - I don't know how long it usually takes for it to make a loaf of bread. So I did notice it took a few hours for the dough to rise the first time. Not a big deal at my house. Someone else might like that info though - if not using a bread machine. :) I dusted the tops with flour before baking and loved the results! The family loved it! Thanks for sharing. Made for the September Aussie/NZ recipe swap. This is going in my bread files!

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    • on February 16, 2009


      Made it yesterday using my Kitchen Aid. It was sooooo good ! A perfect bread for sandwiches ... soft, moist and it slices really easy. Thanks, Sage, for the recipe :o) ! I will be baking this again, for sure !

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    • on June 07, 2008


      I've never made a biga before - it worked out nicely. The bread was delicious - although I did have to use my elec. knife since the crust was so hearty. I prefer a lighter bread, but this was a good change :-) Made for ZWT4 Flying Duchess'

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    Nutritional Facts for Rustic Bread for the Bread Machine

    Serving Size: 1 (1212 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1239.2
    Calories from Fat 211
    Total Fat 23.5 g
    Saturated Fat 9.0 g
    Cholesterol 30.5 mg
    Sodium 3589.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 226.3 g
    Dietary Fiber 23.2 g
    Sugars 13.8 g
    Protein 39.0 g

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