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Swedish Caraway Bread

posted Mar 26, 2010, 9:34 PM by Jenny Loh   [ updated May 5, 2010, 7:21 AM ]
The caraway seeds in this bread reminds me of when were were very very young,  my mom gave us gripe water.  Plus the zest of orange,  it left a refreshing taste. This is from the Bernard Clayton's New Complete Book of Bread.


3/4 cup water
2 tbsp brown sugar
Zest of 1 orange, grated
1 tablespoon of butter
1 tsp caraway seeds
1 package yeast
2 cups of bread flour

1.    Boil water, sugar, orange, butter and caraway seeds for 3 minutes.
2.    Mix 1 cup of water, yeast and the boiled ingredients (after cooled).
3.    Knead well and let it rise for 1 hour.
4.    Add rest of flour slowly and knead well.
5.    Shape into loaf pan and let proof for 1 hour.
6.    Bake at 180 degrees celsius for 1 hour

 This bread is so easy to eat,  we had ate 3/4 loaf in the morning.  Eat it plain or just put tuna,  taste just as a good...