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Sage scented mushroom bread

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This loafs has an interesting flavour combination of mushrooms and sage scented oil. If you are looking for something different then this is the loaf for you.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:1
  • Skill level:medium

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Ingredients

  • 20g ¾ oz Mushrooms dried
  • 225ml 7⅝ fl oz Water boiling
  • 100ml 3½ fl oz Olive oil
  • Sage leaves handful
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Honey
  • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
  • 250g 8⅞ oz Strong white bread flour (we use Allinson) Strong white bread flour
  • 250g 8⅞ oz Very strong wholemeal bread flour (we use Allinson) Very strong wholemeal bread flour
  • 1 1 Easy bake yeast sachet

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Begin by pourring the boiling water over the mushrooms and leave for 30 minutes.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 20g ¾ oz Mushrooms dried
    • 225ml 7⅝ fl oz Water boiling
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Strain, reserving the liquid, and finely chop the mushrooms.

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    When ready to make your loaf, pour the mushroom stock into a measuring cup (discard the sediment) and top up with warm water to give the original amount of water.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    To make sage scented oil, gently fry a handful of sage leaves in olive oil for 5 minutes.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Sage leaves handful
    • 100ml 3½ fl oz Olive oil
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Turn off the heat and leave to infuse for 20 minutes.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Strain through a sieve and use the oil as directed below. Any extra oil can be stored in the fridge for future use.

  7. Classic mode Step 7

    Put the flours, mushrooms, salt and yeast into a bowl.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Very strong white bread flour
    • 250g 8⅞ oz Very strong wholemeal bread flour (we use Allinson) Very strong wholemeal bread flour
    • 1tsp 1tsp Salt
    • 1 1 Easy bake yeast sachet
  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Mix to a soft dough with the mushroom stock, honey and oil. Knead for 10 minutes.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 2tbsp 2tbsp Honey
  9. Classic mode Step 9

    Shape and put into an appropriate greased tin.

  10. Classic mode Step 10

    Leave to prove until double in size. Preheated the oven to 220°C (200°C fan, gas mark 7).

  11. Classic mode Step 11

    Add your chosen topping or glaze if using and place in an oven and immediately turn the heat down to 200°C (180°C fan, gas mark 6).

  12. Classic mode Step 12

    Bake for 30-35 minutes.