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Bread Machine Viennese Bread

Along with their pastries, Viennese bakers are world renowned for their classic breads. Viennese bread, with its light crumb and crisp crust, is the perfect dinner loaf.
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Yield 1 loaf

Ingredients

Small Loaf (1-pound bread machine)

  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons white cornmeal
  • 1 (0.25oz) package (7g) or 2 1/4 teaspoons Red Star Active Dry Yeast

Medium Loaf (1 1/2-pound bread machine)

  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 3 3/4 cups bread flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons white cornmeal
  • 1 (0.25oz) package (7g) or 2 1/4 teaspoons Red Star Active Dry Yeast

Large Loaf

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 4 3/4 cups bread flour
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup white cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon Red Star Active Dry Yeast

Instructions

  • Have water at 80°F and all other ingredients at room temperature. Place ingredients in pan in the order recommended by manufacturer. Select basic cycle and medium/normal crust. Check dough consistency after 5 minutes of kneading. The dough should be in a soft, tacky ball. If it is dry and stiff, add water, 1/2 to 1 tablespoon at a time. If it is too wet and sticky, add 1 tablespoon of flour at a time. When cycle is complete, remove bread from pan and cool on wire rack.

Notes

Get Traditional Bread Making Method here.