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How To Make A Bloomer Loaf

Clive Morgan has sent me the following recipe for a bloomer loaf.

He adds the following footnote "This is my own recipe, it is a more healthy option than normal because of health issues".

Ok, must be good then ....

  1. Pre Heat Oven to 50 to 70 degrees.
  2. Mix the contents with a spoon in a bowl.
  3. Empty contents on to a well floured work surface.
  4. Knead for ten minutes until the dough is not sticky.
  5. Oil a baking tray.
  6. Place the dough on the tray,cover with a cloth,put it into the pre heated oven.
  7. Turn off the oven, let the dough rise to twice its size.
  8. Remove from the oven, and pre heat it back to 50 to 70 Degrees.
  9. Re knead the dough for about 4 minutes.
  10. Put it onto the oiled tray.
  11. Shape the dough into a fat sausage shape.
  12. With a sharp knife,slash the top,about half of an inch deep. 
  13. Put it back into the oven(do NOT cover).
  14. Turn the oven off, let the dough rise to twice its size.
  15. Turn oven to 230 degrees,leave the bread for 25 to 30 minutes,till brown.
  16. Turn out onto a wire rack to cool.