Posts Tagged ‘bread’

Bread with a Twist

Fill and roll it up

Leave plenty of space to rise

Dough! Sometimes we take a good portion of the bread dough and make cinnamon buns or sticky buns. Spread the dough flat and spread with a favorite streusel recipe. Two parts butter, two parts flour, and five parts sugar is a good starting place. Season with salt and add some nuts. Put some streusel in the bottom of the pan as well. This will be the top when you flip them out of the pan. Once the dough recipe works good for bread, you can do just about anything with it. Good Stuff!



Risen to the heights


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Nice Buns!

Just risen to perfection

Eight hot dog buns

There is no written rule that determines that bread must be in a loaf. Either make one loaf and use the other half of your bread dough for rolls, buns, … sticky buns? We stretched the recipe by a half again and made these alongside our two loaves. Careful when adapting baking recipes and be prepared for failure. There is a chemistry to baking that is hard to tweak. But when you get it right, Good Stuff!

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Wholesome Goodness

Assembled ingredients

I knead you

Fresh homemade bread made better. We’ve been adding two tablespoons wheat germ and one tablespoon wheat bran for each cup flour. We bought some lard for pie crusts and used it as the shortening in this bread. Great move. Assemble all your ingredients and pay attention to the temperatures called for in your recipe. Good Stuff!

risen til doubled in bulk

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White Bread

Fold and tuck, Press, fold, and tuck.

Baking bread today. Healthy and inexpensive. 2 bucks of yeast and 3 bucks of flour makes 6 loaves of bread. Save time and effort by kneading 5 minutes in bowl with the hook, and 5 minutes on board. Do not overknead or overrise.

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