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Poppy and sunflower seeded rolls

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This recipe incorporates poppy and sunflower seeds for a flavoursome bread roll, great served as an accompaniment at a dinner party or as a scrumptious lunch time bite.

Key Information

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  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:medium

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Ingredients

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Put the flours into a large bowl with the salt and butter. Rub together with your fingertips to make crumbs. Add 2 tbsp each of poppy and sunflower seeds.

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  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Add the muscovado sugar and yeast. Gradually pour in the warm water and mix together to make a rough dough.

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  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Tip the dough onto a lightly floured surface and stretch and knead the dough for 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Cut the dough into 12 even sized pieces, make each into a smooth ball. Grease two baking sheets and arrange 6 buns onto each, keeping them well spaced apart. Sprinkle over the reserved teaspoon each of poppy and sunflower seeds. Cover loosely with cling film. Leave in a warm place until doubled in size. (This will take about 30 minutes).

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    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Poppy seeds
    • 1tbsp 1tbsp Sunflower seeds
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Preheat the oven to 220°C (200°C fan, gas mark 7). Remove cling film from bread and reduce the oven temperature to 200°C (180°C fan, gas mark 6). Bake the rolls for 15-20 minutes until risen and golden.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    For a special meal, why not put the unbaked dough into well greased mini terracotta flowerpots. Rise bake and serve rolls in the pots for a stylish effect.