Recipe » Fresh Chilli Bread

Date published: April 18, 2013 at 2:46 pm

This is a recipe I created to add a kick to the bread I usually make to serve with soups, stews and casseroles. It has quite a kick to it, and can also be made into buns and rolls.



  1.  In a large bowl place the flour and make a small well in the centre.
  2. Add the yeast mixture and combine with flour using a fork or your fingers.
  3. Keep adding warm water until the dough is soft but manageable. After kneading for about 5 minutes, the bowl should be clean and no dough should be stuck to your hands.
  4. Cover the dough (in the bowl) with a damp tea towel, and leave in a warm place to rise for about 30-45 minutes or until it doubles in size.
  5. Punch the air out of the dough (literally) and knead to form a ball for about 2 minutes.
  6. If making 1 loaf, place the dough into a greased pan/tray and let sit until it has risen further, then place into a moderate oven for about 20 minutes.
  7. If you’re making buns, divide the dough into 1/8ths and roll in small balls. Place them on a tray and leave them to rise some more before putting them in the oven.
  8. If you want a glaze, you can brush them with milk or and egg wash (beaten egg) just before baking.

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