Easy Pain de Campagne (French country bread)

Easy Pain de Campagne (French country bread)

Based on 4 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

45 min

Resting

120 min

Ingredients

2Servings
5 g
fresh yeast
62½ ml
water
5 g
golden syrup
75 g
whole-wheat flour
20 g
rye flour
g
salt
g
unsalted butter
flour (for dusting)
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Utensils

whisk, bowl (large), hand mixer with dough hook, kitchen towel, ovenproof pot (large, with lid), oven, knife

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Nutrition per serving

Cal205
Fat4 g
Protein7 g
Carb38 g
  • Step 1/4

    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.
    • 5 g fresh yeast
    • 62½ ml water
    • 5 g golden syrup
    • 75 g whole-wheat flour
    • 20 g rye flour
    • g salt
    • g unsalted butter
    • whisk
    • 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

    Shape dough into a ball and dust with flour. Cover with a clean kitchen towel and let rise for 1 hr.
    • 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

    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.
    • 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!
    • oven
    • knife

    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!

    Easy Pain de Campagne (French country bread)

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