This yeasted high hydration bread was made using the recipe for Flax seed and Plum Bread on sfbi.com (San Francisco Baking Institute).
Here it is just out of the oven.
The ring was an attempt at achieving this beautiful loaf pictured on 750 Grammes : Recettes de cuisine (750g.com/recettes_brioches.htm)
The dough really is a bit too slack for this ring shaping. The braids didn't stay very well defined as the bread proofed and baked. But it was fun to do.
Close up of braid
The bread is great for breakfast.
close up of crumb
Not only good for breakfast, it's also perfect for sandwiches.
...and it's wonderful toasted and served with homemade bacon!
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Look at that perfect curl on the furry black fiend's tail!
This is how our garden looks right now... isn't spring wonderful?