TRACY'S DAILY BREAD
MAKES 2 OR 3 LOAVES, DEPENDING ON YOUR MOOD
700 grams all purpose flour (25 oz) YES you have to weigh this part
2 1/2 tsp yeast
2 Tbsp sugar (scant)
1 Tbsp butter (unsalted)
1 tsp salt (1/2 tsp salt if you use salted butter)
2 cups warm water
Weigh the flour in a large bowl, remove half (ish)
Combine half the flour with the yeast and sugar and water, make a wet batter,
Cover and leave to proof 20 minutes.
Add remaining flour, butter, salt all at once
Mix and knead till smooth.
Transfer to oiled bowl, leave to double
Divide dough in two, make two loaves
Place loaves in sprayed pans, cover with plastic, leave to double
PREHEAT oven to 425
Place loaf pans in oven, immediately lower temperature to 375
Bake 30 minutes, or until done, spinning half way through.
Remove from pans immediately to rack to cool
INSTRUCTION WITH PICTURES
Weigh 700 grams (25 oz) of flour, remove half and to the removed half add the salt and butter, set aside.
I make these a couple times a week, I usually give one away but it freezes beautifully and makes some of the best toast ever.
You can make three smaller loaves from this same recipe.
Make this, let me know how much you love it!!!