Sandwich bread


Sandwich bread
Soft and moist, almost like brioche, it can be made in a tin or mould or as a classic long French-style loaf.
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Last modified on: October 24th 2017

For 2 Sandwichs bread, you will need:

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Keeping:

Several days in a towel bag.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Sandwich bread : Photo of step #1
Put in the bowl of a food processor: 100 g leaven, 250 ml whole milk (warm), 5 g caster sugar and 9 g salt.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Sandwich bread : Photo of step #2
Add 50 g butter cut into small pieces, then 30 g rye flour, 450 g flour, and finally 40 g yeast.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Sandwich bread : Photo of step #3
Knead at minimum speed for 5 minutes, then on speed 1 for a further 5 minutes.

You could also chech the dough by trying the window-pane test.

Note: For the best way to knead, see: A few tips for effective kneading at home.

Stage 4 - 1 hour 30 min.
Sandwich bread : Photo of step #4
Gather dough into a ball, cover with a plastic sheet and leave in a warm place to double in volume (1 hour or 2).

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Sandwich bread : Photo of step #5
At the end of this time, cut dough into two pieces of the same weight, and shape them into long rolls the length of your mould or tin. You can consult the leavened bread recipe to watch a video on how to do this.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Sandwich bread : Photo of step #6
Put each lump in a rectangular mould.

Stage 7 - 1 hour
Sandwich bread : Photo of step #7
For classical sandwich bread, with slices of this form: classical sandwich bread cover both moulds with a plastic sheet and leave to rise and overflow a little.

For completely square bread, put a plate on top of each mould and weight it, to force the dough to fill the whole mould as it rises.

Leave to rise about 1 hour until moulds are well filled, or dough is well up the sides in the mould according to choice.

Preheat oven to 240°C or 464°F.

Stage 8 - 30 min.
Sandwich bread : Photo of step #8
Bake for 20 - 30 minutes (watch colouration towards end of cooking time). Note: if you opt for moulded loaves, leave plate and weight on top during baking.

Remarks

This is the bread for toast, sandwiches and canapés of course, and you will see that its very subtle taste has nothing in common with industrial breads.

If you'd like more information about making your own bread, you can look at this dedicated page.

For even tastier bread, replace white flour with an equal mix of white and whole wheat flour.

Don't worry if you don't have any leaven, here it's just to add flavour as the dough is yeast-raised.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,383 Kcal or 9,977 Kj75 gr421 gr58 gr
119 %29 %40 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
255 Kcal or 1,068 Kj8 gr45 gr6 gr
13 %3 %4 %1 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,192 Kcal or 4,991 Kj37 gr211 gr29 gr
60 %14 %20 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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