Homemade Rusks Will Make You No Longer Buy Industrialized Ones
Recipe type: Bread
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Serves: 2 loaves
Delicious homemade rusks recipe
  • 100 ml warm water
  • 700 g of bread flour
  • 300 g all purpose flour
  • 300 g butter at room temperature
  • 250 ml of milk
  • 40 g of sugar
  • 25 g of baker's yeast
  • 4 eggs + 2 yolks
  • 16 g of salt
  1. Melt the yeast into the warm water.
  2. Put the flours into the mixer bowl and knead it together with the water with yeast.
  3. Add the beaten eggs, sugar and warm milk.
  4. Knead until well combined.
  5. Add salt and butter, a piece at a time.
  6. Continue to knead until it becomes a homogeneous dough (pretty sticky).
  7. Transfer the dough to a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let it rest for half an hour into the oven with the lights on.
  8. Cover 2 plum cake pans (10 x 30 cm/3.9 x 11.8 in) with parchment paper.
  9. Divide the dough between these two pans and level the dough.
  10. Let it rest again until the dough reaches the border of the pan.
  11. Brush the surface with a beaten egg and bake at 180°C/ 356°F for 40 minutes or until dark golden on surface.
  12. Let the loafs cold on a rack.
  13. Cut each one of them in slices about 3.9in/1cm thick and place one beside another (no overlapping) on the baking sheet covered with parchment paper and bake at 150°C/302°F for 1 hour or until golden.
  14. Buon appetito!
Recipe by at https://www.italianchips.com/rusks/