Crusty German Bread

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 80
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 36.2
  • Total Fat: 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 65.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.5 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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From a recipe out of a German cook book , very crusty. From a recipe out of a German cook book , very crusty.
Number of Servings: 80


    * *Whole Wheat Flour, 1.5 cup
    * *Flour, white, 5 cup
    * Yeast, bakers, .4 ounce
    * Salt, .75 tbsp
    * Water, tap, 3 cup (8 fl oz)


Add all ingredients, including the warmed water, Flour last, in a bowl and stir until blended. DO NOT KNEAD.
Take a portion, about grapefruit size, and fold the dough under, until it forms a ball, or whatever shape you prefer. If it sticks too much dust with flour, sprinkle a Pizza peel with cornmeal and let is rise for 40 minutes.
After 20 Minutes turn the oven to 450F, put a stone on the middle rack and a pan for water on the lowest. When the rising time is done, slash the top of the bread lightly several times, slide the dough onto the stone and add a cup of water into the pan. Bake for 35 minutes, or until the bottom of the bread sounds hollow when thumped.
Keep the rest of the dough in a container with a loose fitting lid in the fridge and use up in a week. I use one of the large Vegetable keepers from Rubbermaid, it works great.

Number of Servings: 80

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ZOEMOM37.