Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Rose's Hearth Bread



This recipe is adapted from "Rose Levy Beranbaum's "the Bread Bible".The bread was so yummy and Delicious and the whole house was filled with the aroma of fresh baked bread.

Ingredients:

Bread Flour- 3 1/3 Cup
Whole wheat Flour-1/4 Cup
Sea salt-1 1/2 tsp
Bread Machine yeast - 1 1/4 tsp
Water-1 1/3 Cups
Honey-1tsp

Method:

In a bowl ,stir together flour,salt and yeast.Stir in water and honey.Place dough on a lightly floured surface.Knead until smooth and springy,but still sticky.Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl and let in rise in a warm place for an hour or until dough is double the size .


Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a pizza stone lightly sprinkled with cornmeal.Gently push fist into the dough to deflate.Shape the dough into a round ball shape.Place on a cookie sheet.Cover with oiled plastic wrap and let it rise for 45 minutes more or until double the size.




Baking:

Heat Oven 475F and carefully cut an "X" shaped slash on top of dough,spray with cool water.Place cookie sheet /pizza stone in oven ,place 1 cup water in a shallow pan on other oven rack.Bake 10 minutes,reduce temperature to 425 F. Bake 20 minutes or until bread is golden brown and skewer inserted comes out clean. Cool completely in a cooling rack.



Finished product:)

18 comments:

Rohini said...

Hmm.looks so delicious and soft...

Priya said...

Bread looks fantastic and healthy Dhanya...

Home Cooked Oriya Food said...

looks so yum... i love that last click too...

Tina said...

Bread looks soft and perfect..

Gita said...

This is a new bread for me...looks good and hearty :)

kothiyavunu said...

Oh wow!!! Nice recipe..
Bread looks so perfect and delicious dear!!

Cham said...

Lovely boule bread, great for sand! I love the header flower do u know what flower is it?

Padma said...

Healthy and delicious bread :)

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Thank you so much friends. Cham -the flower is from my garden. I don't know the name of the flower. It blooms once a year from a cactus kind of Plant.:)

Parita said...

Nothings better than smell of freshly baked bread...isnt it?
Bread looks perfect!

Malar Gandhi said...

Sure looks wonderful, home made...fresh, must be a treat:)

Viki's Kitchen said...

Bread looks spongy n perfect.

Cinnamon-Girl Reeni♥ said...

This looks so delicious! Very crusty and so perfect!

Ambika said...

Thanks Dhanya! I love this bread, will try this very soon :)

sangeeta said...

wonderful bread ..i have a question as i would like to follow the recipe to the T if it is a master recipe....is bread machine yeast different from frsh yeast n can it be replaced if so ??

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Thank you so much for your lovely comments.Sangeetha-Answer to your question can be found in this link
http://forum.kitchenaid.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=10455
Hope this helps.

homecooked said...

It looks superb Dhanya! Where do u get bread flour?

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Thanks homey. I got it from Walmart.