Classic Wholemeal Loaf Recipe

Why buy a sliced loaf (filled with sugar) from the supermarket when you can easily make one knowing exactly what goes in it?

Ingredients:
400g Strong Wholemeal Bread Flour
100g Strong White Bread Flour
7g Dried yeast sachet
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 tbsp Light soft brown sugar
300 ml Luke warm water
50g melted butter

Method:

  1. MIX: mix all the ingredients in your mixer
  2. KNEAD: attach the dough hook on your mixer the Knead for 10mins.
  3. RISE: lightly grease the mixing bowl with some oil. Put the dough back in and cover the bowl with tea towel and leave to rise until double the size.
  4. SHAPE: knock back the dough by gentle kneading to get the air out. Mould into a long sausage shape and lift into a lightly oiled 900g/2lb loaf tin.
  5. PROVE: cover the dough again with tea towel and leave to prove until the dough doubled the size again.
  6. Preheat oven:to 200C /Gas mark 6.
  7. BAKE: Lift the tin onto the middle oven shelf and bake for 35 -40 minutes.
  8. Cool on a wire rack
  9. Enjoy!
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