Schiacciata con Uva

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Ultimate Bread Machine Cookbook

By Jennie Shapter

Published 2010

  • About

This Tuscan bread is baked throughout the region to celebrate the grape harvest each year. The fresh grapes on top are the new crop while the raisins inside symbolize last year’s gathering-in.


For the Starter

  • 200 ml/7 fl oz/ cup water
  • 175


  1. Pour the water for the starter into the bread machine pan. If the instructions for your machine specify that the yeast is to be placed in the pan first, reverse the order in which you add the liquid and dry ingredients.

  2. Sprinkle over the organic flour, ensuring that it completely covers the water. Make a small indent in the centre of the flour (but no