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pnoon
02-12-2012, 08:07 PM
Tried this recipe for the first time today. Came out really good. Served it with some homemade chicken soup.

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/squaw-bread/


Ingredients

2 cups water
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup raisins
5 tablespoons brown sugar
2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast
1/4 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
2 1/2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
3 cups whole wheat flour
1 1/2 cups rye flour
1/2 cup dry milk powder
2 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/4 cup cornmeal
3 tablespoons melted butter

Directions

Combine water, oil, honey, raisins and 4 tablespoons brown sugar in blender. Liquefy.
Soften yeast in warm water with remaining 1 tablespoon brown sugar.
In large bowl sift together 1 cup all purpose flour, 2 cups wheat flour, 1 cup rye flour, powdered milk, and salt. Add honey and yeast mixtures. Beat at medium speed until smooth (2 minutes). Gradually stir in enough of the remaining flours to make soft dough that pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Turn out onto floured surface and knead until smooth and satiny (10-12 minutes). Place dough in lightly greased bowl and turn to grease surface. Cover and let rise until double (about 1-1/2 hours).
Punch down and let rest 10 minutes. Divide into 4 round loaves and place on greased cookie sheets sprinkled w/cornmeal. Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled (1 hour).
Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) oven for 30-35 minutes. Brush with melted butter and cool on racks.

I did not hve any rye flour on hand so I used an additional 3/4 cup white and 3/4 cup wheat to account for the 1.5 cups of rye. I also didn't brush with melted butter.

Pics to follow.

pnoon
02-12-2012, 08:19 PM
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Chainsaw13
02-12-2012, 08:22 PM
Looks really good Peter.

CigarNut
02-12-2012, 08:24 PM
Wow Peter -- that looks FANTASTIC!

I love Squaw bread.

pnoon
02-12-2012, 08:25 PM
Looks really good Peter.

It is.

I forgot to mention I substituted golden raisins. I didn't have any regular.

icehog3
02-12-2012, 08:38 PM
Looks delish, Peter! :dr

I did not hve any rye flour on hand so I used an additional 3/4 cup white and 3/4 cup wheat to account for the 1.5 cups of rye. I also didn't brush with melted butter.




I forgot to mention I substituted golden raisins. I didn't have any regular.

But you made more substitutions than a prison basketball team. ;)

Chainsaw13
02-12-2012, 08:39 PM
Guess I didn't read the recipe close enough the first time, as I didn't see that the raisins got puréed. I was going to comment that a quarter cup for four loaves didn't seem like much.

Did you mist the oven with water to get that nice looking crust? Or is it because of the sugar content in the dough?

pnoon
02-12-2012, 09:02 PM
Guess I didn't read the recipe close enough the first time, as I didn't see that the raisins got puréed. I was going to comment that a quarter cup for four loaves didn't seem like much.

Did you mist the oven with water to get that nice looking crust? Or is it because of the sugar content in the dough?

No mist. Must be the sugar content.

It is 4 small loaves. 6-8" diameter.