AUTOPLAY
Make Country Blonde Loaf Of Bread πŸ₯–
19 steps
8 hours before starting, feed your levain starter.
1. 8 hours before starting, feed your levain starter.
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Add white (804 g), wheat (26 g), and rye (50 g) flours.
2. Add white (804 g), wheat (26 g), and rye (50 g) flours.
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Mix flour with hand.
3. Mix flour with hand.
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Add water (684 g)
4. Add water (684 g)
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Mix with hand until flour is just wet.
5. Mix with hand until flour is just wet.
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Scrape sides and cover. Let sit for 20-30 minutes.
6. Scrape sides and cover. Let sit for 20-30 minutes.
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Measure 216 g of levain in bowl of water, then add to mixing bowl.
7. Measure 216 g of levain in bowl of water, then add to mixing bowl.
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Add 22 g of salt.
8. Add 22 g of salt.
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Pinch and fold dough for about 5 minutes. Let the dough triple in size - about 12-15 hours.
9. Pinch and fold dough for about 5 minutes. Let the dough triple in size - about 12-15 hours.
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In the first couple hours, the dough needs 3 or 4 folds to help it expand.
10. In the first couple hours, the dough needs 3 or 4 folds to help it expand.
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When your dough has tripled in size, it is ready to be removed, cut and shaped.
11. When your dough has tripled in size, it is ready to be removed, cut and shaped.
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Flour surface and remove dough.
12. Flour surface and remove dough.
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Use a scraper to cut and shape dough in to two loaves.
13. Use a scraper to cut and shape dough in to two loaves.
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Put dough in proofing baskets, seam side down.
14. Put dough in proofing baskets, seam side down.
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Cover and leave dough to proof for 4 hours.
15. Cover and leave dough to proof for 4 hours.
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45 minutes before baking, preheat oven to 475 and heat empty Dutch ovens.
16. 45 minutes before baking, preheat oven to 475 and heat empty Dutch ovens.
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Remove dough from basket and put in Dutch oven with lid on. Put in preheated oven.
17. Remove dough from basket and put in Dutch oven with lid on. Put in preheated oven.
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After 30 minutes baking with the lid on, remove Dutch oven lids and bake for another 10-15 minutes.
18. After 30 minutes baking with the lid on, remove Dutch oven lids and bake for another 10-15 minutes.
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Remove from oven and let cool for at least 10 minutes before enjoying.
19. Remove from oven and let cool for at least 10 minutes before enjoying.
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