600ml buttermilk

500g bread flour

250g plain flour

7g dried yeast

7g Murray river salt

  1. Preheat the AEG ProCombiPlus™ Steam Oven using the Bread Proving function.
  2. Pour the buttermilk into the bowl of an electric mixer ftted with a dough hook.
  3. Combine the flours and gently sift over the top of the buttermilk.
  4. Add the yeast and mix on a low speed until a rough dough is formed.
  5. Add the salt and mix on medium for a further 15 minutes.
  6. Shape into a large ball and turn out into a stainless steel bowl.
  7. Place in the oven on the Bread Proving function for 30 minutes, until doubled in size.
  8. Divide the dough into two equal portions and place into baking tins lined with parchment paper.
  9. Prove again for 25 minutes until the dough reaches the top of the tins.
  10. Remove the dough from the oven and set to 180°C on the Bread Baking function.
  11. Once the desired temperature has been reached, return the tins to the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
To serve

...this is perfect for breakfast, served warm with fresh butter...