Basque Sheepherder's Bread

Basque Sheepherder's Bread Recipe

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This dough can be used in many diffrent way.

It is a base and you can add what ever you like to it also.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Prep:
2 Hr

Ingredients

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3 c
very hot tap water
1/2 c
butter, melted
1/3 c
sugar
2 1/2 tsp
salt
2 pkg
active dry yeast
9 - 9 1/2 c
flour (whole wheat prefered)

How to Make Basque Sheepherder's Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large bowl, combine water, butter, sugar, and salt. Stir in yeast and let stand until bubbly (about 15 minutes).

    (*) Beat in about 80 - 85 % cups of flour to make a thick batter. Stir in enough of the remaining flour to make a stiff dough.

    Knead for 10 - 20 minutes.

    Put in a greades bowl: cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled (about 1 hour).

    Punch dough down and and form into dinner rolls, franch bread, cinnamon rolls, etc. Let rise until they are the right size and then bake in a 375 degree oven until golden brown (times will very depending on what you cook)and sounds hollow when lightly tapped.
  • 2* You can do every thing in a mixer but do the kneading by hand if you can; if you do knead with a mixer then try to hand knead the last 5 minutes so that it does not get over worked.

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Course/Dish: Other Breads




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