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Everyday Whole Wheat Italian Bread

Whole Wheat Bread

What could be more satisfying than breaking bread with friends and family?For someone who loves bread as much as I do, being able to make it well myself is a giant..no dianasorous gigantic feat!This post is about my humble attempt at making Whole Wheat Italian Bread from scratch.I have used 1:2 ratio of Whole wheat flour to All purpose or bread flour. I have tried baking several types of bread before..You can read about my experiment with baking a sour dough bread a few months back on this post here, but this is THE recipe that has been a real success at my home.I say this because my husband is a staunch non believer of all bread-be it pizza, rotis ,naans …

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Chocolate Babka – Rich sweet bread filled with dark chocolate

How to make Chocolate Babka

So lets break it up shall we first..What in the world is babka and How to make Chocolate Babka! Babka is a sweet rich bread traditionally made in Jewish households though not as loved as you would think(come on look at the picture!).That’s because the last century babka bread was dry and dairy free as opposed to the the modern day version which is a soft rich bread – cake which has the best of all worlds.It’s a love child of bread, croissant and cake, if three could produce a child that is.It’s probably best described as a sweet yeasted bread with a decadent filling. Today’s Babka has eggs, butter and milk giving it the richness a sweet bread deserves but …

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Chocolate Chunks Quick bread

When you know that chocolate lovers are coming home and you have nothing at hand except a bar of chocolate to offer them you can make this chocolate chunk bread.as the name suggests its quick and non-fussy. I have used chocolate chunks instead of chocolate chips cause I like the way they melt inside the bread while baking…and it’s amazing when you slice it and put it in your mouth. There are two elements which you taste melting chocolate and the fluffy bread! If this is not heaven then what is?! Ingredients 2 cups of all-purpose flour ½ cup sugar ½ tbsp baking powder ½ tbsp baking soda ½ tsp salt 1 large eggs ¾ cup milk 1/3 cup oil …

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