Monday, August 4, 2008

French Baguettes

Resepi dari dapur Mamafami ni sedap bila dimakan dengan garlic spread, mushroom soup panas2 suam gitu...Rotinya lembut dan padat....Thanx mama, sori Ummi kopipes je ya...
Ingredients :
360g bread flour
90g superfine flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon bread improver
1 teaspoon bread softener
3 teaspoons instant yeast ~
(*Mix well all the above ingredients)
250g water
10g shortening
1. Add water to the dry ingredients, a little at a time and knead till a smooth dough is formed.
2. Add in shortening and continue kneading till a smooth and elastic dough is formed.
3. Divide dough to 3 portions, 240g each. Make into balls and leave to rest for 10 minutes.
4. Roll flat one portion to form a square. Then roll it (like a swiss roll). Leave to prove till double
the size, about 45 minutes.
5. Brush the top with water, twice. Then make a small cut on top of each dough.
6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 190 degree celcius using *steam bake method for 12 minutes.
7. After 12 minutes, remove the tray with water and continue baking for another 10 minutes.
Note :Steam bake : Place the tray with dough on top of a tray filled with water and put both trays into the oven.

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