aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,
aefenglommung
aefenglommung

Eureka!

Cooking is part art, part science. Developing a new dish is almost all art, as you feel your way to a conclusion. But the test of this art, as of science, is, can you repeat your results?

After developing a new soda bread recipe that gave me great delight, I wrote down the recipe. I then made a second batch according to that exact recipe. It was good, but a little flat. In making another batch today, I suddenly realized that I'd left the salt out of the written recipe. That explains the flatness of the second batch.

So, while I am awaiting the latest batch that just went in the oven, here is the (corrected) recipe.
Arthur's Hearty Soda Bread

3 cups whole wheat flour
1/3 cup bran
1/3 cup flaxseed meal
1/3 cup rolled oats
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1 Tbsp brown sugar
2 tsp sesame seeds
1 1/2 cup milk

Mix dry ingredients, stir in milk to make a light dough, form into a round, flat loaf (add more whole wheat flour if it's too wet) on a greased cookie sheet. Bake 35 minutes at 350 degrees. Cool on rack; cool completely before cutting.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments