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Olive Oil Bread by Allinson's

6 Reviews

  • Egg Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

About the bake

This Olive Oil bread is made using the Allinson Olive Oil dough - a great starter dough that can be used to create a range of delicious recipes, including this flavoursome and luxurious olive oil bread. Made in six easy steps, this bread is the perfect accompaniment to pasta or as a starter dipped in balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil. 

35Total Time
230Prep Time
35Bake Time
1Makes
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    MIX

    Mix the flour, yeast, sugar and salt in a big bowl. Mix the water and oil together, then stir in with a cutlery knife.

  2. Step 2:

    KNEAD Tip onto a lightly flour dusted surface and knead for 10 minutes (or use the dough hook attachment on your mixer). 

  3. Step 3:

    RISE

    Lightly grease the mixing bowl with some oil. Put the dough back in, cover the bowl with a clean tea towel and leave to rise until doubled in size.

  4. Step 4:

    SHAPE

    Knock back the dough by gently kneading just 5 times to get the air out. Shape into a long oval on an oiled baking sheet.

  5. Step 5:

    Cover the dough again with a clean tea towel and leave to prove until doubled in size again. Preheat your oven to 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 6).

  6. Step 6:

    BAKE

    Bake for 30-35 minutes, until golden and when you tap the base of the loaf it sounds hollow. Cool on a wire rack.

Ingredients

  • For the Dough

    • 500g Allinson's Strong White Bread Flour
    • 1 Allinson's easy bake yeast or time saver yeast
    • 1 tsp Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 2 tsp Salt
    • 300ml Warm water
    • 50ml Olive oil

Utensils

  • Mixing bowl
  • Tea towel
  • Baking sheet

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