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Farmhouse bread

That's what we call a really tasty farmhouse bread! As leavening agent we use fresh yeast and applesauce instead of a sourdough. Typically for a farmer's bread, it is baked without a baking pan, i.e. round. The dough is also not cut before baking, which causes the bread to crack irregularly.

about 15 minutes
75 - 90 minutes
Rising time
50-60 minutes 

Ingredients and preparation


Preparation: Place all ingredients in a bowl and knead into an elastic dough for about 10 minutes. Cover the dough and let it rise for 30 minutes. With floured hands, shape the dough into a round ball and place it (bottom side up) in a floured proofing basket. If a proofing basket is not available, place it bottom down on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, flour, and cover again. Let it rise in a warm place for another 45-60 minutes. Preheat the oven to 230° C convection oven. Bake the bread on the second lowest rack for 10 minutes. Then reduce the temperature to 200° C and bake for another 40-50 minutes. Please check on the pastry in time and decide if the baking time fits.


Good to know: The bread does not taste sweet like applesauce. The applesauce serves as a substitute for sourdough, making the bread taste milder than if the dough were made with apple cider vinegar.

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