Pecan Walnut Honey 30% Entire Wheat Sourdough Sandwich Bread

Nonetheless engaged on my sandwich bread (bake in a Pullman pan) that isn’t enriched with fats.  I made a decision so as to add a contact of honey to steadiness the bitter notes since I didn’t use a stiff candy levain for this bake.  I could change to a stiff candy levain subsequent time to scale back the bitter notes, we’ll see how I really feel when that subsequent time comes up.

I’m loving the pecan and walnuts on this bread although.  Though it doesn’t have the softness of my Hokkaido milk bread, it additionally doesn’t have the animal fat from the milk or the butter.  Additionally, making this bread and growing the dough by hand down right here with out my Ankarsrum Assistent make a much less enriched bread simpler to do.  On this warmth and humidity I’ve been feeling a bit extra lazy so this suits the invoice.

For 1 loaf in a 9x4x4” Pullman pan.


Construct stiff levain, ferment at 74°F for 10 hours in a single day or about 72°F for 12 hours.


Within the morning, add salt to the water and dissolve.  Then add the levain and break down the levain in addition to you possibly can.  Add each the flours and blend effectively till no dry bits are left. After 10 minutes of relaxation begin gluten growth with slap and folds.  Add the pecans and walnuts via a sequence of folds, incorporate effectively.  Bench letterfold, take away aliquot, then at 30 minutes intervals do coil folds till good construction is achieved.


As soon as the dough has risen 30-40% then form the dough right into a batard and place in ready pan.


Closing proof the dough till it has reached 1 cm of the rim of the pan.  pre-heat oven at 425°F .


As soon as oven reaches 425ºF rating prime of dough after which brush with water or egg wash.  Sprinkle seeds on prime if you want. Switch to oven and bake (with out steam) for 25 minutes.  Rotate the pan and drop temperature to 350ºF.  Bake for an additional 25-30 minutes rotating as wanted till browned.  Take away from the pan and place immediately on the rack baking for an additional 5-10 minutes to agency up the crust if wanted.

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