Thursday, April 16, 2015

No Knead Fruit Bread, Overnight Bread - Fire Up Your Oven, Day 14

While searching for No Knead bakes, i came across this overnight bread. Quite a simple recipe, just mix flour, salt and yeast with water. Add any seasonings you like, rest it overnight for about 12-18 hours, shape and bake . I have tried 2 savory breads and one fruit bread with this recipe. All came out super good. All the 3 times i baked half the recipe given below. Since the dough is rested for long hours,the amount of yeast is very less. 
I would definitely recommend this for anyone who fear the yeast. There is nothing you can go wrong here, except with the flavors. :) 
I m sharing picture recipes of the savory breads i made with the recipe. Since i made a very small loaf,it got over the same day even before i could take a decent photo. The savory bread can be paired well with a soup or a salad for a filling meal.

Savory Bread 1 : Tomato-Basil Cheddar Bread

Savory Bread 2: Coriander & Cumin Bread


Inspired from here
Ingredients
3 Cups Bread flour
1/4 tsp instant yeast
1&1/4 tsp salt
1 & 1/3 Cup water

For the fruit bread
3 tbsp candied fruits/tutti frutti
3 tbsp raisin

For savory bread 1:
1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1-2 green chilies, chopped fine
1/4 tsp white sesame for topping

For Savory bread 2:
1.5 tsp tomato paste
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 tbsp finely chopped basil
Method
  • I made 2 versions with the above ingredients. I mixed the dough with yeast and salt. Divided it into two half and added fruit to one portion and savory to other portion. It is up to you to bake a sweet or a savory bread completely. 
  • Take flour,yeast, salt  into a wide bowl. Whisk well to combine. Add the fruit/savory ingredients to this and mix well.  Now add water to it and mix well with a spatula. 
  • Cling-wrap the dough and refrigerate it overnight. The dough has to rest for 12-18 hours minimum. I made the dough in the evening and baked it next day morning around 12 in the afternoon.
  • After 12 hours of resting, take the dough out of the fridge. Prepare the loaf pan with parchment paper. Dust the dough with flour, and shape the dough into a loaf and place it in a loaf pan.  since i used half the above recipe i baked in a small loaf pan.
  • Let the dough sit for 2 hours. Preheat the oven to 200C and bake the loaf for 20-22 minutes or until the top turn golden brown. 
  • Remove the loaf from the oven, transfer it to a wire rack, let it cool completely. Cut and serve with your favorite spread.  
  • I served it with nutella to my kids and whereas we enjoyed it as such warm. 
  • Since i said i have used half measurements i m giving those measurements which i used to make the above said savory breads


17 comments:

  1. This is such an easy bread. I can't decide which one I want, savory or tutti frutti

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  2. Terrific bread ! Tempting me to the core:)) looks very flavorful Priya.

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  3. Loving all your breakfast bread series. Will try out the spicier version though the dry fruit version is also looking good.

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  4. I am all for this bread.. so tempting, so flavorful and so simple!!

    Bookmarking it,..

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  5. Looks wonderful priya..hope you shared the other two savory versions as well..If you have already, just point out pls..want to do it..and also do share your exact half the measurement...lazy to do the math myself!..this fruit bread looks awesome!

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  6. Really simple and tasty bread!

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  7. Love the addition of tutti fruti. great

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  8. Love the crumb. It is so good! I am sure the flavor would be awesome given the long rise.

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  9. Thanks for the measurements Priya..will try this soon..:)

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  10. Simple easy and tasty .. Thanks for the update on the halved measurements

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  11. Looks wonderful Priya, am in love with the crumb, those fruit chunks are just fabulous..

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  12. Looks awesome priya..we too liked the no knead bread a lot...such an easy way to make bread.

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  13. Your picture recipes are awesome Priya -- very handy & convenient. That no knead fruit bread looks yummy.

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  14. All the versions of bread sound wonderful. My heart says bake the fruit bread but my mind says savory :)

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  15. Looks amazing Priya. After seeing so many no knead recipes, I am tempted to try it..

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  16. Your no kneads are coming out very well. Love this one with the dry fruits.

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