The crystal bread It is characterized by having a very crispy crust, little crumb and large holes inside, making it almost entirely into crust. It is a delicious bread, especially for those who love crispy breads with little crumb.
If you do not have experience in making bread, it is better that you go for another type of bread, since it is necessary to have a certain practice to make this bread so humid and delicate when handling. Now, if you have already started in the world of homemade breads, at RecetasGratis we encourage you to make this delicious bread. Let's go with the detailed step by step discover how to make glass bread, An easy and delicious recipe.
4 diners 24h Accompaniment Low difficulty Additional features: Cheap cost, Recommended for vegetarians, Baked recipes Ingredients:
- 400 grams of Force flour
- 1 salt
- 9 grams of fresh yeast
- 325 milliliters of water
Steps to follow to make this recipe: 1
Put the flour and salt in a wide bowl and mix both ingredients. Incorporate fresh yeast crumbled.
Add the water little by little while you stir. Do not add more water until all of the above has been absorbed because you may not need to add the entire amount. Knead a few minutes until everything is well integrated. If you have a dough mixer, you better make the glass bread dough in it, as it is a very wet and sticky dough.
Trick: If the dough is already very hydrated and sticky, do not add more water.
When the ingredients are well integrated, turn the dough onto a non-floured work surface. Flatten it a little, grab one end of the dough with your hand well dipped in water to be able to manipulate it and take it to the center of the dough.
Take the opposite end and take it equally to the center. These steps are necessary to make the glass bread crisp and perfect.
Take the top end and take it also to the center.
Lastly, grab the bottom end and do the same. Cover with a cloth and let the dough rest homemade glass bread during 30 minutes on the same work surface.
After time, get your hands wet again, turn the dough over and repeat the operation of the four folds, cover it and let it sit for another 30 minutes. Then, wet your hands again, turn the dough again and repeat the four folds again, but this time, take the dough and put it in the same bowl in which you had kneaded it, cover it with transparent plastic wrap and reserve it in the fridge for 10 hours or a whole night.
The next day, shere the dough from the fridge and leave it at room temperature for at least an hour. Cover the work surface with enough flour, remove the dough with wet hands and roll it out little by little, leaving it fine but without degassing. To do this, simply roll it out little by little, stretching from the sides to form a rectangle with the dough.
Wet a sharp knife with water and divide the dough into four parts to form four glass loaves.
Place the loaves on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper and stretch them out again with wet hands. Cover the dough with a cloth while you preheat the oven to 220 ºC. In this way, while the oven is heating up, the dough can rise a little.
Spray the dough with a little water and Bake the glass bread at 220 ºC Heat up and down for 30 minutes or until breads are golden brown and crisp. Let them cool on a rack.
The homemade glass bread It is very rich and will be very crisp but it is important to consume it almost freshly made because it loses freshness over time. Although it is a laborious recipe, with practice it becomes a simple and fun task. As a recommendation, glass bread with tomato and oil is a delight and ideal to accompany any type of meat dish, such as grilled sirloin, or vegetarian, such as chickpea burger.
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Crystal Bread – Calories
100 grams of glass bread provide some 230 calories approximately. To reduce this number, it would be necessary to prepare homemade bread with wholemeal flour. Once ready, we can use the glass pan to prepare delicious snacks or even as hamburger bread. In the line of healthy recipes, we can accompany the glass bread with ham or prepare light hamburgers such as the following:
- Eggplant burgers
- Chicken and spinach burgers
- Quinoa Burgers