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What you need:

  • 650g/1lb 7oz Odlums Strong Wholemeal
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 15g/½oz Butter or Margarine
  • 1 x 7g Sachet Fast Acting Yeast
  • 450ml/16floz Warm Water (one part boiling: two parts cold)

How to:

  1. In a warm bowl, mix the flour, salt and sugar.
  2. Rub in the margarine, then stir in the yeast.
  3. Add the warm water and mix to a soft dough.
  4. Knead by stretching and folding on a lightly floured surface for about 10 minutes. The dough hook on the electric mixer can also be used to do the kneading!
  5. Shape the dough and place in a greased and warmed 900g/2lb loaf tin.
  6. Cover loosely with a polythene bag and leave for about 30 minutes in a warm place to double in size.
  7. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 230°C, 450°F, Gas 8 for approximately 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and turn onto a wire tray. If the bottom of the crust sounds hollow when tapped, the bread is baked.

Wholemeal Yeast Bread

Category

Breads

Cook Time

30 mins

What you need:

  • 650g/1lb 7oz Odlums Strong Wholemeal
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 15g/½oz Butter or Margarine
  • 1 x 7g Sachet Fast Acting Yeast
  • 450ml/16floz Warm Water (one part boiling: two parts cold)

How to:

  1. In a warm bowl, mix the flour, salt and sugar.
  2. Rub in the margarine, then stir in the yeast.
  3. Add the warm water and mix to a soft dough.
  4. Knead by stretching and folding on a lightly floured surface for about 10 minutes. The dough hook on the electric mixer can also be used to do the kneading!
  5. Shape the dough and place in a greased and warmed 900g/2lb loaf tin.
  6. Cover loosely with a polythene bag and leave for about 30 minutes in a warm place to double in size.
  7. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 230°C, 450°F, Gas 8 for approximately 30 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and turn onto a wire tray. If the bottom of the crust sounds hollow when tapped, the bread is baked.
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