Why King Arthur Flour?
For over 200 years, we've provided bakers with America's finest flour. Our stringent milling specifications guarantee that unlike other flours, ours performs consistently from week to week, season to season, and year to year. We pledge that this bag of flour meets the high standards of quality and consistency that King Arthur has maintained for over two centuries.
To mix: Mix together the first four ingredients. Let this stand until the yeast, sugar and salt are dissolved. Gradually add the flour to the liquid and mix thoroughly until the dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Turn the dough out onto a floured surface to knead. (This may be a little messy, but don't give up!)
Knead It: Fold the far edge of the dough back over on itself towards you. Press into the dough with the heels of your hands and push away. After each push, rotate the dough 90?. Repeat this process in a rhythmic, rocking motion for 5 minutes, sprinkling only enough flour on your kneading surface to prevent sticking. Let the dough rest while you scrape out and grease the mixing bowl. Knead the dough again for 2 to 3 minutes.
Let It Rise: Return the dough to the bowl and turn it over once to grease the top. Cover with a damp towel and keep warm until the dough doubles in bulk, about 1 to 2 hours.
Shape It: Punch down the dough with your fist and briefly knead out any air bubbles. Cut the dough in half and shape into two Italian- or French-style loaves. Place the loaves on a cookie sheet generously sprinkled with cornmeal. Let the loaves rest for 5 minutes.
Bake It: Lightly slash the tops of the loaves 3 or more times diagonally and brush them with cold water. Place on rack in a cold oven with a roasting pan full of boiling water on the oven bottom. Bake at 400?F for 35 to 45 minutes, until the crust is golden brown and sounds hollow to the touch.
For a lighter, crustier bread, let your shaped loaves rise for 45 minutes. Preheat the oven and roasting pan with water to 500?F for 15 minutes. Brush the loaves with cold water, place in the oven and bake for 10 minutes. Lower the temperature to 400?F and bake for 10 more minutes. Remove from the oven, let cool and devour!
|Размер порции: about 1/4 cup (30 g)|
|Servings Per Container: about 76|
| -||На порцию||% от суточной нормы*|
|Calories from Fat||0|| -|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|| -|
|Total Carbohydrate||22 g||7%|
|Dietary Fiber||1 g||4%|
|Sugars||1 g|| -|
|Protein||4 g|| -|
|Vitamin A|| -||0%|
|Vitamin C|| -||0%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:|
|Total Fat||Less than||65 g||80 g|
|Saturated Fat||Less than||20 g||25 g|
|Cholesterol||Less than||300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less than||2,400 mg||2,400 mg|
|Total Carbohydrate|| -||300 g||375 g|
|Dietary Fiber|| -||25 g||30 g|
Certified 100% organic hard red spring wheat flour, certified 100% organic malted barley flour.
No bleach or preservatives ever added.
For extended storage, place flour in an airtight container and freeze.