Easy Pain de Campagne (French country bread)
whisk, bowl (large), hand mixer with dough hook, kitchen towel, ovenproof pot (large, with lid), oven, knife
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Nutrition per serving
Step 1/ 4
- 5 g fresh yeast
- 62½ ml water
- 5 g golden syrup
- 75 g whole-wheat flour
- 20 g rye flour
- 2½ g salt
- 7½ g unsalted butter
- bowl (large)
- hand mixer with dough hook
Whisk yeast with water and sugar beet syrup in a large bowl. Then add the two types of flour, salt, and butter. Knead everything into a dough by hand or use a hand mixer fitted with dough hooks.
Step 2/ 4
- flour (for dusting)
- kitchen towel
Shape dough into a ball and dust with flour. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let rise for 1 hr.
Step 3/ 4
- ovenproof pot (large, with lid)
Gently knead the dough for a minute, then shape it into a ball again. Dust with flour and transfer to an ovenproof pot with a lid. Cover and let rise again for 1 hr.
Step 4/ 4
Preheat the oven to 240°C/465°F. Remove the lid and score the top of the dough with a sharp knife, if desired. Replace the lid and bake for approx. 45 min. Let cool completely before slicing. Enjoy!
Enjoy your meal!