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Busy People’s Bread

A lot of people are put off making bread because they think of it as a time consuming exercise. If you fall into that camp then give this super quick bread a whirl. It’s a simple one mix dough that you don’t have to let rise because it rises in the oven during the first stage of low temperature cooking. Makes 2 loaves.

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Recipe taken from Free Range Cook by Annabel Langbien.

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Posted by Lois72 • 28w ago • Report
what does high grade white flour mean ?? plain, self raising, 00 also is the wholemeal flour plain or self raising. Want to get it right first time
Posted by Sonja34 • 3y ago • Report
I make busy people's bread all the time... it's the only bread at our house... try replacing the sunflower seeds with raisin's, leave off the pumpkin seeds and add a couple of teaspoons of mixed spice! very yummy.
Posted by mistywindow • 3y ago • Report
For those having trouble with this splendid recipe - join the club. I persevered and found by trial and error that:
a. As previously mentioned you need an oven thermometer. Mine was nowhere near the right temperature.
b. If it overflows you need bigger loaf pans. Otherwise it'll sink in the middle.
c. As a geriatric learner cook I've been doing a lot of homework. One thing I've learned is to measure flour for bread by weight. There's a big variation in the weight/volume ratio for flours. With the flours I'm using I've found that I need 3 and a 1/4 cups - 1/2 a cup more than the recipe states. I think it's close to 450g of white and 450g of wholemeal.

Get it right and it's really nice. :)
Posted by gijuan • 2y ago • Report
Thank you "mistywindow". The 450g measurement works better than measuring by the cup. The bread was very good before, but now it is faultless...excellent!
Posted by mistywindow • 3y ago • Report
For newbies like myself who are wondering about the amount of yeast.
It needs a lot because you're trading time for convenience. No-knead bread usually needs 12+ hours proving time. Salt acts against the yeast so if you reduce the salt you can reduce the yeast quantity.

You can make no-knead bread using just 1/4 tsp of instant yeast - if you do it the long way:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13Ah9ES2yTU
It's really easy, just needs a little planning.

And if you like Vogels, this is just great:
http://www.kiwiwise.co.nz/recipe/jaquelines-slow-rise-vogels-bread

If you don't have a Dutch oven for these, just use the ceramic inner from a crock pot.
Posted by • 1y ago • Report
Fantastic, not sure why others had issues. Got it ring first time and made about ten loaves now. So easy. I even added oats and other nuts and still perfect. Great bread for the impatient....
Posted by • 1y ago • Report
Myself and friends make this busy people's bread all the time. Its scrumptious.
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