Bread Dough


Basic Breadcraft
4 cups (1 L) flour
11⁄2 cups (360 ml) warm water
1 cup (250 ml) salt
baking sheet
plastic wrap
wax paper
1. combine flour and salt in bowl
2. make well in center
3. pour in 1 cup (250 ml) water, mixing with hands
4. add more water and continue mixing
note: not crumbly or sticky, but should form a ball
5. knead 5 minutes on floured board, until smooth
6. work with small portion of dough at a time
7. wrap remainder in plastic and put in refrigerator
hint: if dough dries out, add a few drops of water and knead
8. work on foil or wax paper (or just on the counter if you don’t mind a mess)
9. bake 1 hour or until hard at 325°F (160°C)
hint: dough should not “give” when tapped with knife

From Mudworks


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