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Raisin Boule

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Onceuponamac

Raisin Boule

Sourdough Raisin Boule :)

 

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breadsong's picture
breadsong

Hello,
Your sourdough raisin boule looks like it's loaded with raisins.
Good oven spring & a beautiful crust too.
:^) from breadsong

Syd's picture
Syd

Yes, lovely. Would love to see a crumb shot. :)
Nice baking,
Syd

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Onceuponamac

Thank you for your comments! The crumb was more like a sandwich loaf than a heart loaf - but still very light textured - I used a basic Tartine country loaf recipe and added about three cups of raisins (and about two teaspoons of cinamon.  I soaked the raisins in water first and then drained off the excess water.  One thing that was quite interesting - either because of the sugar in the raisins - or perhaps natural yeast on the raisins - the dough more than doubled in bulk very rapidly (I didn't add the rasins until after the turn just following the 20g of salt and 50g of water) (less than 1 hour).  I was proofing the bread at about 80% - but typically I don't get that sort of rise from levain.  I'll definitely record a crumb shot on the next round :)

Onceuponamac's picture
Onceuponamac

Thank you for your comments! The crumb was more like a sandwich loaf than a heart loaf - but still very light textured - I used a basic Tartine country loaf recipe and added about three cups of raisins (and about two teaspoons of cinamon.  I soaked the raisins in water first and then drained off the excess water.  One thing that was quite interesting - either because of the sugar in the raisins - or perhaps natural yeast on the raisins - the dough more than doubled in bulk very rapidly (I didn't add the rasins until after the turn just following the 20g of salt and 50g of water) (less than 1 hour).  I was proofing the bread at about 80% - but typically I don't get that sort of rise from levain.  I'll definitely record a crumb shot on the next round :)