Simple Dutch Oven Bread

Dutch Oven Bread - Candy Coated Culinista

Dutch Oven Bread – Candy Coated Culinista

The time has finally come. One of the items on my “to make” list is complete. It took a pandemic for the push; but I got it done.

Yield/Serving: 1 loaf
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 45 min.
Overnight Rising – 1 Day
Difficulty level is: Easy

⦁ 3 cups all purpose floue
⦁ 2 tsp active dry yeast
⦁ 1 ½ tsp sea salt
⦁ 1 ½ cups warm water

1. Combine flour yeast and salt in a large bowl and combine.
2. Add water and mix until dough forms a ball.
3. Cover bowl and spray the plastic wrap with cooking spray and cover with a damp tea towel.
4. Let dough sit covered at room temperature for 18-24 hours.
5. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F and place Dutch Oven inside until oven is at full temperature.
6. Transfer dough to a floured surface and form into a ball and cover with a tea towel.
7. Pull out Dutch oven and spray with cooking spray, then place dough ball inside.
8. Cover and bake for 30 minutes.
9. Remove lid and continue to bake for 15 more minutes or until loaf is golden brown.
10. Remove from Dutch oven and let cool on a rack.

Please Enjoy

My thoughts
One again I have no idea why I was so afriad. I was beyond happy when this came out od the oven. I looked like bread, it sounded like bread when I tapped it and most of all it tasted like bread. It was crusty like a baguette and the inside was the perfect texture. I tried it with a great smear of butter and on my sandwhiches and enjoyed it. I already want to make another one. I hope you can find yeast as it’s a hot commodity right now.

Dutch Oven Bread - Candy Coated Culinista

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