Thursday, June 30, 2011

Five Minute Bread--(A Refrigerator Mix)

This mix is for your refrigerator and allows you to have have hot homemade bread for dinner whenever you want!

Love this book!
A few years ago I stumbled across this book and it has been one of my favorites ever since!  The whole idea is to make up a batch of bread dough and then be able to keep it in your refrigerator for up to two weeks, allowing you to have fresh, hot homemade bread whenever you  like.  The book is packed full of recipes and tips. Also, be sure to check out their website for more great ideas!

The Master Boule recipe is one of my family's favorite for everyday.  We have made baguettes, cinnamon rolls, bread bowls and even pizza on the grill with it.  It only takes 5 minutes to mix up (hence the name), a couple of hours to rise and then it is ready to bake.

To make the dough you will need:

-four qt. container for mixing
-flour (unbleached or all purpose)
-warm water

Step1: Measure 6 1/2 cups of flour into your container using the scoop and sweep method.

Step 2: Add 1 1/2 Tbsp. yeast to flour (or approx. 2 pkgs.)

Step 3: Add 1 1/2 Tbsp. salt to yeast and salt

Step 4: Whisk dry ingredients together. I use a danish dough whisk to mix my ingredients together and then mix the dough.  It does a great job of mixing up the dough and is easier to clean than a regular spoon.  You can use whatever you have on hand.
Danish Dough Whisk
Step 5: Add 3 C. warm water and mix till flour is all moist.  You do not have to knead!
The dough should be moist with no dry flour in the bottom of the bowl.  It may even seem sticky, but it's okay!
Step 6:  Lay the top on the container but DON'T seal.  Set in a warm place to rise.
Dough before rising
Let rise until doubled in size (about 1 1/2-2 hours).  Pop the top on and put in the refrigerator.
Dough after rising

Baking instructions.


Barb Wood said...

I'm just starting with making bread and this is the next recipe  that I am going to try.  Just need to get some more flour and yeast before I can.
I'm hoping I don't get too tempted with all the bread that may be here. 


Hearthandshome said...

This is a great recipe to start with, it's easy and tastes so good!  Enjoy!

debbi said...

I found your blog through pinterest...I have never been good with breads, but you make this look so easy. I also am going to try your french bread recipe. What a great site you have! Thanks for sharing your talents!


Smily_kris said...

I made this yesterday.  Was the 1st time I had ever made yeast bread because it has always been a little intimidating before.  This was so easy.  Mine was really sticky but a little extra flour worked that all out.  I made baguette type rolls to go with corn chowder for my friends who had just had a baby.  They were awesome.  I even had some dough left to make rolls tonight to go with out meatloaf.  Thanks for the recipe!

Chrissy708 said...

how long do you put it in the fridge for? did i miss something??? hehe

Ellen said...

what temperature do you cook it a nd for how long?

Lena said...

I have fast acting yeast... Will it still work?

MommysAngels0811 said...

How long does it take to cook and at what degrees do you cook it on?

MommysAngels0811 said...

How long does it take to cook and at what degrees do you cook it on?

Sweb4us said...

how long does the dough stay good in the fridge?

Billie Jo Tumlinson said...

You mentioned that you use this for cinnamon rolls as well as savory breads.  Do you add sugar to the recipe when you make the cinnamon rolls, prior to the cinnamon, sugar, butter in the roll?

Anita Hawkins said...

I love this recipe. I used this for pizza crust (I add sugar too) and it taste AMAZING! I finally have a homemade pizza crust!

Anita Hawkins said...

Also taste amazing with bread flour!

Anonymous said...

About how long will it last in the frig?

Anonymous said...

She says 2 weeks

Anonymous said...

She says 2 weeks. In the paragraph under the picture of the book.

Anonymous said...

This bread recipe works really well. I don't have to use eggs and it rises pretty fast, my kids love it and i can make homemade bread with my kids anytime. :)

Anonymous said...

Can you use whole wheat flour?

Anonymous said...

There's a blue link at the bottom of the page after her picture of the dough in the refrig. Leads to shaping and baking instructions.

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