Cornmeal baps for Anne


Cornmeal baps for Anne
These small round baps are made with a mix of wheat flour and fine cornmeal. The dominant corn gives a moist and very yellow crumb.
202,9014.1/5 for 22 ratings
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Last modified on: October 24th 2017

For 10 baps, you will need:

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Keeping:

Several days in a towel bag.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Cornmeal baps for Anne : Photo of step #1
Warm 50 ml water and pour into a bowl. Add ½ teaspoon caster sugar and 10 g yeast. Mix gently with a whisk until yeast is completely dissolved, then add 15 g flour and mix again throughly with the whisk.

Stage 2 - 2 hours
Cornmeal baps for Anne : Photo of step #2
Cover the bowl with a plastic sheet, and leave in a warm place for at least 2 hours.

At the end of this time you will see that the contents of the bowl has fermented, and that it is bubbling and frothing slightly. This mixture is called a poolish.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Cornmeal baps for Anne : Photo of step #3
Tip into the mixing bowl of a food processor: poolish, 150 g Fine cornmeal, 200 g flour, 1 egg, and 6 g salt dissolved in 120 g milk warmed beforehand, either for several hours at room temperature, or a few seconds in the microwave.

Stage 4 - 8 min.
Cornmeal baps for Anne : Photo of step #4
Knead on slow speed for 5 to 8 minutes.

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

Stage 5 - 2 hours
Cornmeal baps for Anne : Photo of step #5
Gather dough into a ball, put in a bowl covered with a plastic sheet, and leave in a warm place for around 2 hours...

Stage 6
Cornmeal baps for Anne : Photo of step #6
...until doubled in volume.

Stage 7 - 1 hour
Cornmeal baps for Anne : Photo of step #7
Cut the dough into pieces of about 50 g and roll into balls, as for ciabatta.

Cover with a plastic sheet and leave to rest in a warm place for about an hour.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Cornmeal baps for Anne : Photo of step #8
Preheat oven to 200°C (390°F).

Brush the tops of the baps with a little milk.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
Cornmeal baps for Anne : Photo of step #9
Cut a cross in the top if you wish.

Stage 10 - 30 min.
Cornmeal baps for Anne : Photo of step #10
Bake for about 30 minutes (watch for colouring).

Remarks

These cornmeal baps are very soft, and can be eaten with either sweet or savoury additions, but are delicious on their own too.

This cornmeal bread should not be confused with the traditional American cornbread, which has a more cake-like texture.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,483 Kcal or 6,209 Kj49 gr281 gr18 gr
74 %19 %26 %3 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
246 Kcal or 1,030 Kj8 gr47 gr3 gr
12 %3 %4 %<1 %
Per baps
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
148 Kcal or 620 Kj5 gr28 gr2 gr
7 %2 %3 %<1 %
% 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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Source

Home made.

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