These are ideal to serve with soup.
A lovely wholemeal roll that is ideal with soup.
- 200g plain flour
- 200g wholemeal flour
- 1 tsp salt
- 50g soft butter
- 1 egg
- 1cup warm milk (Not hot )
For the Yeast sponge
- 2 tsp dried yeast
- 2 tsp sugar
- 50ml warm milk
- 3 tblsp flour
- egg wash
- sesame seeds black or white
- 1.Preheat oven to 200 degrees c
- 2.Whisk together the ingredients for the yeast sponge .Let this ferment until foamy.
- 3.Combine both flours and the salt
- 4.Rub in the butter
- 5.Make a well in the centre and add the egg, warm milk and the foamy yeast mixture
- 6.Using either your finger tips or a wooden spoon draw the wet ingredients together and combine with the flour to form a ball of dough. A bit of a messy job but fun!!!
- 7.Knead the dough well on a clean surface until smooth and elastic...this is a relaxing job on a cold winters morning!
- 8.Place in a lightly oiled bowl, cover and leave to rise in a warm place until doubled in size
- (I have even popped mine under the duvet if it is slow rising )
- 9.Knock back GENTLY, cut into 6 even size pieces of dough. Shape into balls and press flat
- 10.Allow to prove. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds
- 11.Bake for 15-20 mins until lovely and golden and the base is dry
- 12.If you would like a soft crust cover with a clean crust when you take them out of the oven.
- These are best eaten the day you make them.
maison de cuisine http://www.maisondecuisine.co.nz/