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Stage 1 -
Stage 2 -
Add 75 g
cut into small pieces.
Stage 3 -
Knead for a further 5 minutes or so until the butter is well mixed in.
Stage 4 -
1 hour 30 min.
Gather the dough into a ball and leave in a bowl covered with a plastic sheet for 1 ½ hours at room temperature.
Stage 5 -
Then, when the dough is well risen, flatten the ball out roughly on the work surface and cut into pieces of about 70 grammes.
Stage 6 -
Roll these into balls and place on a
, then cover with a sheet of plastic and put in the fridge for 30 minutes.
Stage 7 -
After this, flatten each ball out with your hand on the work surface...
... and roll inwards to form small baps.
Or make them into longer rolls (French bakers call these navettes, or shuttles) by rolling the ball under your hand on the work surface.
Put the baps or rolls back onto the baking sheet, but not too close, as they need room to expand.
Stage 11 -
and leave to rise for 2 hours at room temperature.
After 2 hours,
Heat the oven to 200°C (390°F).
Stage 12 -
10 min. VIDEO
Just before putting into the oven, snip the tops of the rolls to help them rise during cooking.
Do this with scissors, dipping the blades into water regularly, as shown in the video on the right.
Finish with a sprinkling of coarse sugar crystals (or crushed sugar lumps).
Stage 14 -
Bake in the oven for around 20 minutes (watch for colouring).
The sugar topping is not essential, but adds adds a nice finishing touch.
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 16 breads : 2.37 € Per bread : 0.15 € Note : These prices are only approximate
Source Based on a recipe by Thomas Marie, teacher at INBP. More recipes?This recipe use (among others)
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