Basic Bread Dough

AuthorBobCategoryDifficultyIntermediate

Basic Bread Dough for 1 Family Loaf - Nothing quite like the freshness of homemade bread - let alone the aroma it creates!!

Basic Bread Dough

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time3 hrs 15 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time3 hrs 55 mins

 700 g Plain or strong White Flour
 10 g Salt
 15 g Caster Sugar
 25 g Fresh Bakers Yeast
 60 g Soft Butter
 125 ml Tepid Milk
 125 ml Tepid Water

1

Place the flour, salt and butter into a machine mixing bowl and blend lightly.

2

In a small dish add the yeast and sugar and work the yeast until it becomes a liquid.

3

Add the liquid yeast to the milk and water and mix well.

4

Add the liquid to the flour and using a dough hook, mix the ingredients together until the dough leaves the side of the bowl.

5

Place the dough on a floured surface and knead for 2-3 minutes. Form into a ball and place the dough back into the machine bowl.

Cover the bowl and allow the dough to prove and double in size in a warm area, for 2 hours.

After 2 hours, knock the dough back and use as required.

Ingredients

 700 g Plain or strong White Flour
 10 g Salt
 15 g Caster Sugar
 25 g Fresh Bakers Yeast
 60 g Soft Butter
 125 ml Tepid Milk
 125 ml Tepid Water

Directions

1

Place the flour, salt and butter into a machine mixing bowl and blend lightly.

2

In a small dish add the yeast and sugar and work the yeast until it becomes a liquid.

3

Add the liquid yeast to the milk and water and mix well.

4

Add the liquid to the flour and using a dough hook, mix the ingredients together until the dough leaves the side of the bowl.

5

Place the dough on a floured surface and knead for 2-3 minutes. Form into a ball and place the dough back into the machine bowl.

Cover the bowl and allow the dough to prove and double in size in a warm area, for 2 hours.

After 2 hours, knock the dough back and use as required.

Basic Bread Dough

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