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“Bloomer” Bread

“Bloomer” Bread

"Bloomer" Bread

Bloomer refers to a British white bread that’s perfect for paninis or even just PB&J.
By Jehanne Ali
"Bloomer" Bread

"Bloomer" Bread
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Bloomer refers to a British white bread that's perfect for paninis or even just PB&J.
Recipe Type: Baking
Serves: 1 loaf
  • 500g bread flour
  • 50ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt ( 10g)
  • 2 tsp instant yeast ( 9g)
  • around 300mls water
  1. Mix all the ingredients and add water gradually to form soft dough, either using hand kneading or stand mixer with hook attachment.
  2. Oil your hands and knead the dough briefly. Leave to rise in greased bowl until triples in size.
  3. Punch down the air gently and make a rectangle shape.
  4. Fold the edges like envelope, and roll the dough with edges at the bottom.
  5. Sprinkle top with water and dust with flour. Make few deep slashes diagonally with very sharp knife in single motion.
  6. Leave to rise again for 30-45 mins and preheat the oven and pizza stone at 220C.
  7. If using two racks in oven, fill the tray below with water to create steam whilst baking.
  8. Transfer bread to bake on pizza stone for 20 minutes, reduce heat to 200C and continue for another 10 to 15 minutes until top is golden.
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