Hungarian Split Farmhouse Loaf

Hungarian Split Farmhouse Loaf

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Ingredients to make Hungarian Split Farmhouse Loaf :

4cup White Flour

2tsp Salt

1/2tsp Fennel Seeds , crushed

1tbsp Sugar

4 1/2tsp Yeast

1 1/8cup lukewarm Water

2tbsp Butter , melted

For the Topping :

1 Egg White , beated

Pinch of Salt

2tsp Fennel Seeds for sprinkling

Method :

In a bowl mix the Yeast with water & allow it to activate .

Meanwhile , in an another bowl mix together Flour , Salt , Sugar & crushed Fennel .

Carefully pour active Yeast & Butter on top of the Flour & carefully mix everything well .

Knead the dough for about 8-10min or until the dough is smooth & elastic .

Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl & cover with a towel & let it rise in a warm place for about 40-60min or until doubled in size .

Punch down the dough & shape the dough into an ovalΒ  shape & allow it to rest again on a prepared pan for about 30-40min or until doubled in size .

Meanwhile pre-heat the Oven to 425 degree .

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Combine Egg White & Salt together & brush on top the loaf & sprinkle Fennel Seeds .

Using a sharp knife slash along its length .

Bake the Loaf in a 425 degree Oven for about 20min & then reduce the temperature to 350 degree & bake for another 10min or until it sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom .

Allow the bread to cool down .

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Serve it with Honey / Nutella / Jam or with Butter .

Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

 

 

One Comment

  1. I don’t know about you. But that loaf looks yummy.