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Cottage Loaf Recipe

Cottage Loaf is a popular Continental Bread
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Bread Recipe
Cuisine :
Continental Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
45-60 Min
Servings :
Serves 6
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  • Bread flour - 500 gms
  • Salt - 2 tsp
  • Castor Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Instant Dry yeast - 2 tsp
  • Tepid Milk and water mixed - 325 ml
  • For the glaze:
  • Egg - 1
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Cottage Loaf:

    1. Make the dough with the ingredients and knead for about 10-15 mins till smooth and elastic.
    2. Leave in a warm place till the dough is double in size. Knead for 1 minute and divide into 2/3rds and 1/3rds. Shape both the pieces into rounds. Cover and leave for 5 mins. Put the small on the larger one.
    3. Push a floured wooden spoon through the centre of both rounds to join them together. Take a very shape knife and make small cuts all around the top round and the bottom round. Put on a baking tray, cover and leave for 45 mins. Preheat oven to 220 degrees c. Beat the egg with a tbsp of water and a pinch of salt.
    4. Brush the glaze over the cottage loaf and bake for about 35-45 mins.
    5. Cool completely before slicing.


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