Rustic Mallorcan bread

Rustic Mallorcan bread

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nevdo

nevdo

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Difficulty

Easy 👌

Preparation

20 min

Baking

45 min

Resting

70 min

Ingredients

2Servings
83⅓ g
wholegrain wheat flour (divided)
3⅓ g
fresh yeast
tsp
sugar
66⅔ ml
water (divided)
tbsp
lard
tbsp
fresh sourdough starter
butter for greasing
flour for dusting
water for steaming
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Utensils

kitchen towel, large bowl, whisk, small saucepan, baking sheet, oven, wire rack, heatproof bowl

How-To Videos

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Nutrition per serving

Cal145
Fat2 g
Protein6 g
Carb27 g
  • Step 1/5

    • 55 g wholegrain wheat flour
    • 3⅓ g fresh yeast
    • tsp sugar
    • 16⅔ ml water
    • kitchen towel
    • large bowl

    Add part of the flour to a bowl and make a well in the center. Crumble yeast into well, sprinkle sugar on top, and cover with some of the water to dissolve yeast. Cover bowl with the kitchen towel and set aside in a warm place for approx. 20 min. or until yeast starts to foam.

  • Step 2/5

    • 50 ml water
    • tbsp lard
    • tbsp fresh sourdough starter
    • 28⅓ g wholegrain wheat flour
    • whisk
    • small saucepan

    Heat remaining water in a small saucepan, add lard, and stir to dissolve. Add sourdough to flour bowl and mix to combine. Gradually add the water-lard mixture along with the remaining flour, and combine into a dough. Remove from bowl and knead well on a floured surface for approx. 5 min.

  • Step 3/5

    Cover bowl and leave to rest in a warm place for approx. 30 min. Then knead the dough one more time and form into a round loaf.

  • Step 4/5

    Place dough onto a greased baking sheet and lightly press to flatten. Dust with flour, cover, and let rise again for approx. 20 min.
    • butter for greasing
    • flour for dusting
    • baking sheet

    Place dough onto a greased baking sheet and lightly press to flatten. Dust with flour, cover, and let rise again for approx. 20 min.

  • Step 5/5

    Preheat oven to 225°C/450°F. Place a heatproof bowl with water in the bottom of the oven to create steam and bake loaf on 225°C/450°F on the middle rack for approx. 45 min. Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.
    • water for steaming
    • oven
    • wire rack
    • heatproof bowl

    Preheat oven to 225°C/450°F. Place a heatproof bowl with water in the bottom of the oven to create steam and bake loaf on 225°C/450°F on the middle rack for approx. 45 min. Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Rustic Mallorcan bread

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