Mystery Bread Recipe

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 f.

Step 2

In a large mixing bowl, combine yeast, milk, aniseed & 2 c. Unbleached flour.

Step 3

In a saucepan, combine juices, water, orange rind, cinnamon, honey & 1 ts Oil. Heat until warm. (105 To 115 f. ) Pour over dry ingredients. Beat with a wooden spoon for 1 min. Cover with plastic wrap & let stand for 10 min.

Step 4

Add whole-wheat flour, buckwheat flour and all but 1/2 c. Of balance of unbleached flour, 1/2 cup at a time, beating with wooden spoon after each addition. After adding 4 1/2 c. Of flour, dough will become difficult to beat with wooden spoon. Scoop up & turn onto lightly floured board & knead, adding balance of flour, if necessary, to make a smooth & elastic dough.

Step 5

Shape dough into ball. Drop into lightly oiled, fairly straight-sided bowl, turning to coat. Cover tightly with plastic wrap & let rise at room temperature (70 to 80 f. ) Until doubled in bulk. (About 1 hour 15 min. )

Step 6

Punch dough down. Transfer to board & cut into 3 equal parts. Cover with waxed paper & let dough rest for 5 min.

Step 7

Roll each piece out into a 7 x 12 in. Rectangle. Starting with short end. Roll up tightly, tucking in sides& pressing seams to hold. Place, seam side down, in 3 small loaf pans (7 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 2 1/4 in. ) Greased with margarine or cooking spray. Cover with plastic wrap & let rise at room temperature until doubled in bulk. (About 1 hour. )

Step 8

Gently remove plastic wrap. Bake in preheated 375 f. Oven for 40 min. Remove bread from pans. Place back in oven directly on rack & bake for 5 min. More. Loaves should be crispy & golden brown. Let cool thoroughly before slicing.

Things You'll Need

  • 2tb Dry Yeast OR 2 Pre-Measured Packages
  • 1/4c Nonfat Dry Milk
  • 2ts Aniseed Crushed
  • 5 1/2c Unbleached Flour
  • 1/2c No Sugar Apple Juice
  • 3/4c Unsweetened Pineapple Juice
  • 1 1/4c Water
  • 2ts Freshly Grated Orange Rind
  • 1/2ts Cinnamon
  • 1ts Honey
  • 1ts Oleo + 1/2 ts For Bowl
  • 1/2c Each Whole-Wheat Flour And Buckwheat Flour
  • 1/2ts Unsalted Corn Oil
  • Margarine For Pans OR Use Spray

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