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Rustic Lard Bread

Rustic Lard Bread : vintage bread version using lard; tasty, simple and easy to make. 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine European
Keyword Rustic Lard Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 49 minutes
30 minutes raising time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 29 minutes
Servings 1 loaf

Ingredients

  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp dry yeast
  • 2 cups + 4 Tbsp warm water
  • 4 Tbsp lard + extra to grease the pan

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, combine dry ingredients ( flour, sugar, salt and dry yeast ).

  2. In a small pot, melt the lard, and add both lard and water to dry ingredients and mix, using spatula.

  3. Cover the dough and leave aside for 30 minutes.

  4. After 20 minutes of raising the dough, preheat the oven to 180 C / 356 F.

  5. Lightly grease the bread pan with lard ( 10.5 x 4 inches, 7 cups volume ).

  6. Re knead the dough and place it into the baking pan.

  7. Cut several stripes on the top, using knife, grease with lard and bake for 49 minutes. Check with tooth stick if baked.