Crusty Bread In A Cast Iron Pot

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Valeree Dunbar

By
@Valeree

This is so easy. Just let it sit overnight and then bake. You can also add your favorite spices to this recipe like rosemary, cinnamon, or even cheese.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 c
unbleached all purpose flour
1 3/4 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
instant or rapid rise yeast
1 1/2 c
water

How to Make Crusty Bread In A Cast Iron Pot

Step-by-Step

  • 1In large mixing bowl whisk together flour, salt, and yeast. Add water and mix until a shaggy mixture forms. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and set aside for 12 to 18 hours. Overnight works good.
  • 2Heat oven to 450 degrees. When oven reaches 450 place a cast iron pot with lid in the oven and heat pot for 30 minutes.
  • 3Meanwhile pour dough onto heavily floured surface and shape into ball. Cover with plastic wrap and let sit while pot is heating.
  • 4Remove pot from oven and place dough inside pot. Cover and return to oven and bake for 30 minutes. Remove lid and bake additional 15 minutes. Remove bread from oven and place bread on cooling rack.

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About Crusty Bread In A Cast Iron Pot

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom