Chilli and garlic bread

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Chilli and garlic bread
Chilli and garlic bread
Servings:Servings: 10 - Makes 1 loaf
Calories per serving:120
Ready in:3 hours
Prep. time:2 hours 15 minutes
Cook time:45 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:7th November 2012

Made with dried chilli flakes, frozen garlic and wholemeal flour, this bread will will certainly be a favourite in our household.


Ingredients

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Mise en place

  • If using fresh yeast, activate it in the water.

Method

  1. Mix all of the ingredients except for the water (and yeast, if using fresh).
  2. Gradually incorporate the water and knead for 10-15 minutes, or 5 minutes if using a machine with a dough hook.
  3. Leave to rise until double its size in a bowl, covered with oiled cling film.
  4. Knock back and repeat the kneading and rising process.
  5. Bake at 230° C (450° F - gas 8), [fan oven 210° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour] for 30-45 minutes until it is done.
  6. Turn out of the tin and allow to cool on a wire rack.

Variations

Use fresh garlic if preferred and add other spices of your choice.

Chef's notes

Very strong Canadian bread flour can also be obtained online from various flour mills and in theory Sainsbury's sell it, but I never seen it in either of our local ones, nor I have ever had it delivered when I have ordered it online from them.

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