Cottage Loaf

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Total Time:
90-120 mins
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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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

  • Make the dough with the ingredients and knead for about 10-15 mins till smooth and elastic.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Brush the glaze over the cottage loaf and bake for about 35-45 mins.
  • Cool completely before slicing.