8 Sep 2016

GBBO: Bread Week

I have a very checkered past when it comes to bread and its only in the past year the i have become more confident in trying it out. I can't eat much bread, as much as I love it. I keep meaning to try baking with rye flours etc and see if they make a difference - but these are often quite pricey in our weekly budget.

I tried out the sweet enriched bread dough and made a filling of brown sugar, mixed with butter and then sprinkled with a mix chopped nuts - a mixture of walnuts, cashews, walnuts and almonds.

I used a sweet bread dough from The Great British bake off How to Bake cook book - they had a monkey bread recipe. The dough was made with butter and  milk. It made a soft silky dough which rose well and was able to deal with handling.

I rolled out the dough into a rough rectangle and brushed on my melted butter and sugar mixture (I also add a good helping of cinnamon) I coated the whole thing. The along the long edge in half I sprinkled on the chopped nuts. I folded the dough in half and gave it a good squish. Before chopping it up into long rectangles to twist into little buns.

They cooked great  -accept I didn't have room in the oven for them all on in one tray so the bottom ones were not as good as they should of been. We were rushing out straight after baking, but I think they would of benefited with a good drizzle of icing to help them not be so dry. I'm thinking they might be good turned into a bread pudding. Full of yummy flavours I am overall please with the bake and the flavour.

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1 comment:

  1. awwwww i cannot believe you forgot to link up! So sorry about that. your bread looks really good too . i did like your light box xx