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1st good Egg'd bread

gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,356
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
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A small triumph. After over a year, I made a good sour dough loaf on the Egg. And! The big deal is that I'm pretty sure I can repeat the results.

The image above shows that I failed to slash the top, and so the "oven spring" almost popped the top off. But it was the best spring I've had. And I didn't get very good browning, so I cheated, and brushed the top with butter towards the end.

GoodCrumb.jpg

And a shot of the interior. No really big holes, and so not very "artisanal," but a good loaf for sandwiches. Its good enough my wife and I have eaten half in the first day.

The Egg set-up was simple. Platesetter inverted, with grill on top. Pizza stone on grill. Preheat for 1/2 hour at 350+. Dough in pan on the stone with a good spray of water across both the dough and the stone and platesetter (the dough was at 60% hydration.) The baking took a little under an hour.
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Comments

  • Susan EgglaineSusan Egglaine Posts: 2,428
    Congratulations! well done
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  • BBQMavenBBQMaven Posts: 1,041
    sourdough is our favorite.. thanks for sharing
    Kent
    Madison MS
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  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,391
    mmmmmmmmmm good, egged bread! :)
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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,356
    I never expected bread to be so complex. Worth the trouble, tho'.
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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,356
    I'm using the original San Francisco culture from Sourdough Int'l. Its amazingly vigorous, and, so, very easy to keep and use.
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  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,272
    Looks great!! Nice job!!
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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,356
    Just took 3 years from seeing the first pics of Egg'd loaves. Didn't realize right away that the BBQ rib machine was just as good as a bakery oven.
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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,356
    Next time, I'll make twice as much.
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  • kiltskilts Posts: 30
    I love bread cooked on the egg .
    I cook it until the internal temp is 205 F
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,914
    gdenby,

    That loks realy good. I'm going to start learning to bake on the egg in the fall.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • WoodbutcherWoodbutcher Posts: 1,004
    Steve - the fall? that's pretty soon for you eh?
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  • looks beautiful...

    i haven't paid attention. have you posted earlier attempts? were you trying to perfect a method?

    FWIW, i don't think butter is cheating :P
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  • ChubbyChubby Posts: 2,790
    Lokks like you got a nice consistant crumb and even browning!

    Looks like gooood toast to me....

    Niiiice Job!!
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