Friday, 5 February 2016

The best Flax Seed Bread

Ingredients( Soaking):

  • 100g wholewheat flour
  • 20g bread flour
  • 2g instant year dissolved
  • 50g flax seed
  • 70ml warm water
  • 100g flaxseed flour
  • 150 warm water
  • 350 wholemeal flour
  • 75g bread flour
  • 90g flaxseed flour
  • 20g rye flour
  • 250-300ml water
  • The 3 soaks at the start
  • 10g salt
  • 7g yeast


  • Add the flaxseed and water into a bowl, let this expand and soak the water in.  Then add the flaxseed flour into another bowl, and add the 150ml warm water, mix it well and leave it in room temp for 3 hours. 
  • Add the wholewheat flour, bread flour,  dissolve yeast, and mix well to make a smooth paste and leave covered for 10-12 hours in room temp. 
  • Preheat the oven to 200c. Into a standard mixing bowl add the wholewheat flour, rye flour, bread flour, add the flour/yeast soak (from the start) add the flaxseed soak as well, then start mixing, add the salt and yeast while mixing. Then add the flaxseed flour, 300ml water and then add the soaked flaxseed meal into the dough and mix on a dough hook until all combined.
  • Flour the bench, place the dough on top kneed it for 2 mins. Cut the dough into equal desired bread sizes, place on a lined baking tray, cut in some marks on the dough, brush some olive oil on top and bake for 20mins.
  • Enjoy

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