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Merry Christmas friends! Some Christmas baking

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Skibum

Merry Christmas friends! Some Christmas baking

I bake infrequently now, but continue to maintain a sweet levain @ 100% hydration. Today was pulla for breakfast in the morning. Second bake, rising is P. Reinhart's soft sandwich bread. It is an bread, enriched by butter, milk and eggs. I modified Mr. Reinhart's recipe to use my sweet levain, which is a sweet version of a sourdough starter. I don't care for the sour taste in my breads.

Beautiful flavour and a nice crumb. A successful Christmas bake! Merry Christmas!!!

 

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Danni3ll3

That pulls looks wonderful! I can smell the fragrance of the cardamon from here!

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Skibum

Have a wonderful Christmas day! Ski

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Bread1965

Lovely looking loaf.. well done.. Makes me want to bake one!

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Skibum

Pulla is a classic Finnish coffee bread. My version is a natural levain version of my grandmother's recipe. If you don't have an active natural starter, you can use active dry yeast in the sponge.