Simple white loaf

PennyAuthorPenny
00DifficultyIntermediate

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Yields1 Serving

 500g strong white bread flour
 1 tblspn softened butter
 1.5 tspn caster sugar
 1.5 tspn salt
 7 g fast action yeast
 300ml hand warm water

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Put the flour , salt , sugar and yeast in a bowl.

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Add the butter and rub it in

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Gradually add the water , stirring all the time to combine

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When thoroughly mixed , put the dough ont a floured surface and knead until it becomes smooth and elastic

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Put it into an oiled bowl , cover with clingfilm and let it prove until doubled in size ( this will take an hour , maybe more )

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When it's doubled in size , knock th air back put of it and mould it to fit a 2lb loaf tin

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Put in oiled tin and prove again until doubled in size

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Heat oven to 200C

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Put tin into oven and bake for 30-35 minutes until risen and nicely crusted

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Ingredients

 500g strong white bread flour
 1 tblspn softened butter
 1.5 tspn caster sugar
 1.5 tspn salt
 7 g fast action yeast
 300ml hand warm water

Directions

1

Put the flour , salt , sugar and yeast in a bowl.

2
3
4
5

Add the butter and rub it in

6
7
8
9

Gradually add the water , stirring all the time to combine

10
11
12
13

When thoroughly mixed , put the dough ont a floured surface and knead until it becomes smooth and elastic

14
15
16
17

Put it into an oiled bowl , cover with clingfilm and let it prove until doubled in size ( this will take an hour , maybe more )

18
19
20
21

When it's doubled in size , knock th air back put of it and mould it to fit a 2lb loaf tin

22
23
24
25

Put in oiled tin and prove again until doubled in size

26
27
28

Heat oven to 200C

29
30
31
32

Put tin into oven and bake for 30-35 minutes until risen and nicely crusted

Simple white loaf