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How to make a Itailan loaf

Hi everyone and in this post ill be telling you how to make a Italian loaf, hope you enjoy and come back for more.
  • 250g strong plain flour
  • 30g strong dried yeast
  • 2 teaspoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 9 olives quartered

Step 1-Sift the flour into a large bowl. Stir in yeast and salt Make a well in the centre. Add water. Mix well to form a soft dough. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead for 10 minutes, gradually adding remaining flour, or until smooth and elastic.

Step 2- Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl. cover with lightly greased plastic wrap. Set aside in a warm place 1 hour or until doubled in size.

Step-3 Preheat oven to 190oC/170oC fan-forced. Grease a large baking tray.

Step  4-Turn out the dough onto a floured surface. Add olives knead until combined. Shape dough into a 20cm round. Place on the prepared tray. Brush with milk.

Step 5- Bake  for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown and hollow when tapped on top. Stand on tray for five minutes. Transfer to a wire rack too cool. Serve.


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