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Chilean Country Bread

  • Author: Pilar Hernandez
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Breads
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Chilean

Description

A treat, a delicious country bread.


Ingredients

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  • 500 grams of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 cup of warm/hot water, and more if need it
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter, still warm or shortening or lard
  • 1 envelope quick yeast (7 grams)

Instructions

  1. Make a volcano with the flour mixed with the salt and sugar, put in the center the melted butter, 1 cup of warm water, and yeast, mix.
  2. Knead until the dough is soft and pliable, takes about 10 minutes, add more water if you need, you can use a bread maker or a Kitchenaid with the kneading paddle to achieve this (5 minutes kneading on the KitchenAid).
  3. Make a log with the dough and cut into 12 equal pieces (70 grams each), cover with a tea towel and work each ball into round discs.
  4. Let rise for 1 1/2 hours in a warm place covered with a tea towel.
  5. Preheat oven to 350F or 180C.
  6. Pierce the rolls with a fork and paint with warm milk. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
  7. Serve hot, any extras reheat wrapped in a damp cloth in the microwave.

Keywords: chilean bread, yeasted bread, pan amasado