Weissbrot mit Kümmel

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By
@Celestina9000

A simple German white bread with caraway seeds. From my bread machine cookbook, this bread recipe was adapted for preparation in a KitchenAid stand up mixer. Delicious toasted!


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Serves:

Makes one loaf or two smaller (1 1/2 pounds total)

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

5 oz
warm milk
2 oz
warm water
1 11/2 tsp
active dry yeast
5 Tbsp
butter, to room temperature
2 tsp
caraway seeds, lightly crushed + more for garnish
3 1/2 c
bread flour
2 tsp
salt
1
egg + 1 small egg whisked with a little bit of water for the egg wash
1 1/2 Tbsp
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pour the milk and water into the KitchenAid stand up mixer bowl. Add the yeast. Let sit for 5 minutes or until the yeast starts to foam. (I also added the butter the final minute to soften it, too.)
2
Add the flour, salt, egg and sugar to the yeast mixture. KNEAD for about 2-3 minutes or until the dough is smooth and elastic.
3
Transfer the dough to an oiled bowl, cover and let rise for 1 hour.
4
Punch down dough and place on a floured cutting board. KNEAD a few times then shape into 1 large round loaf or 2 smaller loaves.
5
Place the loaves on a parchment-lined jelly roll pan and let rise in a warm oven for about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
6
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Use a pastry brush to lightly coat the top of the loaves with an egg-water wash. Sprinkle each loaf with caraway seeds. You can also score the crust if you wish.
7
Bake the loaves for about 20-25 minutes or until the tops are golden and the bread is hollow sounding when tapped on the bottom.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: German