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|Time||~ 3 hours|
This heavier bread is slightly sweet and is delicious for sandwiches, toast, etc. It is best hot out of the oven.
2 c boiling water 454.27 72.68% 1 c bulgur 140 22.4% ½ c lukewarm water 117.58 18.81% 1 envelope/sachet yeast or one scant T yeast [note 2] 7.2 1.15% 1 t sugar 4.2 0.67% ½ c molasses 168.5 26.96% 1 T margarine 14 2.24% 1 T oil 13.6 2.18% 2 c flour 250 40% 1½ t salt 9 1.44% 3 c more flour 375 60% Formula 1553.34 248.53%
- Combine the boiling water and the bulgur and let stand for 15 minutes. In a separate bowl, mix together lukewarm water, yeast, and sugar. Let bubble. In a separate bowl, mix together molasses, margarine, and oil. When the bulgur mixture is lukewarm, combine all ingredients.
- In a large bowl, mix well the flour and salt. Combine both bowls and mix thoroughly. Add the rest of the flour and knead 8-10 minutes.
- Wash, grease bowl, add dough, cover with plastic wrap and a damp warm cloth and put in a warm place to double in bulk. When doubled, knead a little and form 3 rounds. Cut slashes in tops ½ inch deep. Let rise again. Bake at 375°F (190°C) for 10 minutes and then turn the temperature down to 350°F (175°C) and bake for 20-25 min. or more.
- Weight conversions from USDA National Nutrient Database. Original recipe text and ingredient order preserved. Density adjustment made to water, lukewarm defined as 40 °C. Margarine presumed as 80% fat. All purpose flour.
- This amount of yeast may have a slight yeast flavor. It is recommend to use no more than 0.775% instant dry yeast expressed as a baker's %, alternatively, 2.5% cake yeast (compressed) or 1.05% active dry yeast. Further reductions will result in less yeast flavor and longer bulk fermentation times.