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Chilean Country Bread

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

Units Scale
  • 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.
    Ingredients Chilean Country Bread
  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).
    Forming doughforming the dough kneading of the dough
  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.
    portioning the dough Forming the dough
  4. Let rise for 1 1/2 hours in a warm place covered with a tea towel.
    Before rise
  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.
    before the oven
  7. Serve hot, any extras reheat wrapped in a damp cloth in the microwave.
    chilean country bread Chilean Country Bread

Keywords: chilean bread, yeasted bread, pan amasado