← Back to Search Results
baking
Lazy Loaf

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

It is heartening to know that you can be in a permanent hurry and not spend more than a few minutes at any time anywhere, let alone just in the kitchen — and still make a beautiful loaf of bread

Ingredients

  • 2¾ cups whole wheat bread flour
  • 2 cups best-quality oaty unsugared muesli (do not use granola)
  • 2½ teaspoons (1 package) rapid-rise or instant yeast
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt or 1 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup water

Directions

Mix the flour, muesli, yeast, and salt in a bowl, then pour in the milk and water and stir to mix. It will be a thick porridge.

Transfer to a greased or silicon 2 lb loaf pan; I like one that’s deep and short rather than shallow. Put this in a cold oven, turning it immediately on to 225°F, and leave at this temperature for 45 minutes.

When these 45 minutes are up, turn the oven temperature up to 350°F and leave for 1 hour, by which time the bread should be golden and cooked through. Slip it out of its pan and although dense — it is that kind of loaf — it should feel slightly hollow when you knock it underneath. You can always slip it back in the oven, out of its pan, for a few minutes if you think it needs more baking.

Remove to a rack and let cool.


© 2007 Nigella Lawson
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 20 servings.

105kcal (5%)
110mg (5%)
21g
1g
1g (2%)
0g
0g (1%)
0g
0g
1mg (0%)
3g
4g
13mg
82mg
21mcg RAE (1%)
0mg (0%)
18mg (2%)
1mg (5%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

flavor Flavor
by Rocco DiSpirito
hot-sour-salty-sweet Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
by Jeffrey Alford, Naomi Duguid
once-upon-a-tart-soups-salads-muffins-and-more-from-new-york-citys-favorite-bakeshop-and-cafe Once Upon a Tart: Soups, Sa...
by Frank Mentesana, Jerome Audureau
in-the-kitchen-with-david In the Kitchen with David
by David Venable
david-rosengarten-entertains-fabulous-parties-for-food-lovers David Rosengarten Entertain...
by David Rosengarten
ham-an-obsession-with-the-hindquarter Ham: An Obsession with the ...
by Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough
fresh-from-the-market Fresh from the Market
by Laurent Tourondel
west-coast-cooking West Coast Cooking
by Greg Atkinson
julias-kitchen-wisdom Julia's Kitchen Wisdom
by Julia Child
nigella-express Nigella Express
by Nigella Lawson
the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
the-deen-bros-take-it-easy-quick-and-affordable-meals-the-whole-family-will-love The Deen Bros. Take It Easy...
by Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
lucid-food Lucid Food
by Louisa Shafia
urban-italian-simple-recipes-and-true-stories-from-a-life-in-food Urban Italian: Simple Recip...
by Andrew Carmellini
Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay

Sign in to Cookstr

Keep me logged in
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?