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Ricotta Loaf

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Niloufar Doroud

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“When you think of baking a bread and also crave for some dairy, what could be more satisfying than make a bread with hint of milk and ricotta cheese?!”

Difficulty

Medium 👍
25
min.
Preparation
35
min.
Baking
300
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-1+
100 g sourdough starter
100 ml water
50 ml milk
¼ tsp instant dry yeast
10 g sugar
40 g ricotta cheese
6 g salt
300 g flour
flour (for dusting)
oil (for greasing)

Utensils

  • bowl (large)
  • wooden spoon
  • kitchen towel
  • parchment paper
  • baking dish
  • wire rack
  • Step 1/7

    In a large bowl, stir together the sourdough starter with water, milk, yeast, sugar, ricotta cheese and salt. Add the flour and mix with a wooden spoon until the dough comes together.
    • 100 g sourdough starter
    • 100 ml water
    • 50 ml milk
    • ¼ tsp instant dry yeast
    • 10 g sugar
    • 40 g ricotta cheese
    • 6 g salt
    • 300 g flour
    • bowl (large)
    • wooden spoon

    In a large bowl, stir together the sourdough starter with water, milk, yeast, sugar, ricotta cheese and salt. Add the flour and mix with a wooden spoon until the dough comes together.

  • Step 2/7

    Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 min. If the dough seems too sticky, dust with just a little bit more flour.
    • flour (for dusting)

    Transfer the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 min. If the dough seems too sticky, dust with just a little bit more flour.

  • Step 3/7

    Drop a little oil in the bowl and swirl around to coat the bottom. Shape the dough into a ball and place in the oiled bowl. Cover with a damp kitchen towel and let rise until doubled in size, about 4 hours.
    • oil (for greasing)
    • kitchen towel

    Drop a little oil in the bowl and swirl around to coat the bottom. Shape the dough into a ball and place in the oiled bowl. Cover with a damp kitchen towel and let rise until doubled in size, about 4 hours.

  • Step 4/7

    Scrape the dough onto a floured surface and fold for 3-4 times. Shape it into a loaf and place on a parchment paper. Cover with the towel and let rise for 40-60 min. Meanwhile, place a lidded baking dish into the oven and preheat to 250 C.
    • parchment paper
    • baking dish

    Scrape the dough onto a floured surface and fold for 3-4 times. Shape it into a loaf and place on a parchment paper. Cover with the towel and let rise for 40-60 min. Meanwhile, place a lidded baking dish into the oven and preheat to 250 C.

  • Step 5/7

    Transfer the dough to the baking dish. Reduce the oven temperature to 230 C. Cut some scores over the bread and bake for about 30-35 min. with the lid on.

    Transfer the dough to the baking dish. Reduce the oven temperature to 230 C. Cut some scores over the bread and bake for about 30-35 min. with the lid on.

  • Step 6/7

    The bread is done when sounds hollow if you tap at the bottom. Remove from the oven and let cool completely on a rack.
    • wire rack

    The bread is done when sounds hollow if you tap at the bottom. Remove from the oven and let cool completely on a rack.

  • Step 7/7

    Cooled bread would be nicely sliced. Enjoy!

    Cooled bread would be nicely sliced. Enjoy!

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