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How to Knead Dough

Let's start at the beginning. This tutorial will help you get to gribs with the basics and show you what you 'knead' to know. Kneading the dough makes the end result of your bread light, airy and chewy. The kneading process helps develop the gluten in your bread which prevents them from being flat and tough.

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Method

  1. Use your hand to scrape the dough onto the work surface

  2. With lightly floured hands, scrape the dough into a ball

  3. Take the dough and push it forward and turn it back upon itself

  4. Turn the dough every time you push it for about 5-10 minutes until the texture of the dough becomes really springy and you have a smooth soft dough

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