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Basic Bread Dough

Basic Bread Dough

This is a recipe for basic English bread dough. This simple bread goes really well with any other dish.

Ingredients: 12 pieces (1 loaf)

Bread (strong) flour
250 g
Sugar
13 g
Salt
5 g
Dry yeast
5 g
Water
160 g
Shortening
17 g

Steps

1. Make the dough in a bread maker or kneading by hand, and let it proof for the first time.
2. Divide the dough into 12 portions, cover with a tightly wrung out kitchen towel, and let them sit for 20 minutes.
3. Form into balls and wait until the 2nd proofing is done.
4. Spray on water and bake for about 15 minutes at 200℃.

Story Behind this Recipe

I always bake this simple bread.
It's a plain-tasting bread that won't interfere with the flavor of other dishes.