Chestnut Bread

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For large-quantity measurements.

Ingredients U.S. Metric %
Water 12 oz 360 g 60
Yeast, fresh 1.2 oz 36 g 6
High-gluten flour 15 oz 450 g 75
Chestnut flour 5 oz 150 g 25
Salt 0.5 oz 15 g 2.5
Butter 0.6 oz 18 g 3
Total weight: 2 lb 2 oz 1029 g 171%
Ingredients U.S. Metric
Water 2 lb 4 oz 1080 g
Yeast, fresh 3.5 oz 100 g
High-gluten flour 2 lb 13 oz 1350 g
Chestnut flour 15 oz 450 g
Salt 1.5 oz 45 g
Butter 1.75 oz 54 g
Total weight: 6 lb 6 oz 3079 g

Method

Procedure

Mixing

Straight dough method

minutes at first speed

Fermentation

minutes at 80°F (27°C)

Makeup

Scale at 10–11 oz (300–330 g).

Oval-shaped loaves

Baking

450°F (230°C)

Variations

For a more developed flavor, add 30% Basic Yeast Starter