Toasted Sesame Bread

Helene Mulvihill


My family and I have been experimenting with baking different flavored herbed breads. This recipe came about because my daughter Maddie loves the flavors of giner and toasted sesame, so we thought we'd create a savory bread with those flavors.

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1 large loaf
5 Hr
40 Min


2 c
warm water
1 tsp
active dry yeast
2 Tbsp
toasted sesame oil
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
5 c
ap flour
1/4 c
toasted sesame seeds
on top------
toasted sesame seed oil
handful of toasted sesame seeds


1in mixer bowl add tsp of yeast to the warm (115 degree) water, mix on low for 2 seconds, then let sit for 3 minutes
2add toasted sesame oil, salt, garlic powder, and ginger, mix again for 2 seconds then let sit for 3 minutes.
3change from mixing attatchment to bread hook, and add flour, one cup at a time until its well mixed and coming off the sides of the bowl to form a blob on the hook.
4grease a bowl with sesame oil, and transfer blob to that bowl. Turn the blob over to coat both sides, cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise for 3 to 6 hours, allowing to double in size.
5on floured surface, turn dough out, then sprink with flour and flour your hands too.
6turn the dough while folding into itself for about a minute until the outer skin begins to split.
7set blob onto floured cookie sheet and brush with sesame oil, then sprinkle salt and sesame seeds. cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise for another 90 to 120 minutes.
8put covered dutch oven into center of oven, and preheat to 500
9remove dutch oven from 500 degree oven and remove lid. carfully lift your loaf off the cookie sheet and drop into dutch oven, cover and return it to the oven.
10bake for 30 minutes, then remove lid and bake for another 10 minutes.
11remove from oven and turn dough out of pan immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American