Friday, September 30, 2011

Tea Leaf Sourdough Loaf

This is an aromatic bread loaf. You can taste tea flavor and elastic texture.

I was looking for the recipe for honey toast. Then I found tea bags on my shelf. Why not to try make tea leaf bread?!

It suit with honey, fruit jam and something sweet stuff. I had one with peanut butter and banana for my break first.

It is simple to make. Just add tea bags to sourdough bread recipe.

Tea Leaf Sourdough Loaf 
Sourdough starter
100g High grade flour
100g Water
1 tea spoon of sourdough starter
or pinch of yeast
Final dough
300g of High grade flour
7g Salt
20g Honey
4 Tea bags
190g Water

1. The day before, in a container, combine flour, water and sourdough starter and stir. Set it 6-10 hours to ripen at room temperature.

2. In the mixer or bread machine, combine the final dough ingredients. Mix it 12 minute till it becomes smooth and elastic.

3. Put it into the container, then proof it at warp place (35℃) till it becomes double size (about 6 - 10 hours).
4. Pour the dough onto floured counter, then deflate it, knead briefly. Preshape it and let rest, covered, for 20 minutes.
5. Shape into final loaf. Put the dough into the oil coated loaf tin.

6. Place it into warm place (35℃) with spray water, rise it for 1.5- 2 hours till it becomes double size.
 Preheat the oven at 210℃.

7. Bake it at 200℃ for 20 minutes and at 180℃ for 10 minutes till it becomes golden brown.

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