Large sandwich loaf

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Large sandwich loaf
Large sandwich loaf
Servings:Servings: 10 - 1 large loaf
Calories per serving:301
Ready in:13 hours, 10 minutes
Prep. time:12 hours 20 minutes
Cook time:50 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:27th October 2012
The crumb

This loaf is baked in a 1.8kg (4lb) loaf tin and these are produced by Alan Silverwood. Grease the tin well with groundnut oil. Start making this the evening before you want to eat the bread.


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  1. Mix the flour and water and leave to autolyse for 30 minutes.
  2. Incorporate the butter, yeast and salt and then knead according to your chosen method.
  3. Shape into a ball, place in a bowl, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  4. The next morning, remove from the fridge and wait until the dough has risen sufficiently.
  5. Divide the dough into 4 equal pieces and shape into balls.
  6. Place the balls, side by side, in the greased loaf tin, cover, and leave to rise until almost double in size.
  7. Preheat the oven to 230° C (450° F - gas 8), [fan oven 210° C].
  8. Shake some flour over the top.
  9. Place the bread in the oven and reduce the temperature to 200° C (400° F - gas 6), [fan oven 180° C & reduce cooking time by 10 mins per hour].
  10. Bake for about 50 minutes.

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