How to Make Sundried Tomato Bread

This bread is amazing in its own with butter or a strong cheese. Delicious!

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How to Make Sundried Tomato Bread Recipe
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Hydrate tomatoes in a bowl with boiling water for 10 minutes.

Hydrate tomatoes in a bowl with boiling water for 10 minutes.

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Gather ingredients

Gather ingredients

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Weigh 500g of string white bread flour into a mixing bowl

Weigh 500g of string white bread flour into a mixing bowl

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Add the fast action yeast to one side if the bowl

Add the fast action yeast to one side if the bowl

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Add the salt to the other side if the bowl.

Add the salt to the other side if the bowl.

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Start mixing the ingredients

Start mixing the ingredients

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Add a glug of extra virgin olive oil

Add a glug of extra virgin olive oil

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Gradually add water to the mix. You may need slightly more or less than 300ml depending on the flour and room humidity.

Gradually add water to the mix. You may need slightly more or less than 300ml depending on the flour and room humidity.

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Mix until the dough comes away from the sides of the bowl and makes a soft pliable dough

Mix until the dough comes away from the sides of the bowl and makes a soft pliable dough

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Add the tomato purée and mix again slightly until combined

Add the tomato purée and mix again slightly until combined

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Remove the tomatoes from the water and pat dry with kitchen paper. Chop into small pieces

Remove the tomatoes from the water and pat dry with kitchen paper. Chop into small pieces

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Choppy chop chop!!

Choppy chop chop!!

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On a lightly floured surface need the dough for a few minutes

On a lightly floured surface need the dough for a few minutes

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Add the chipped tomatoes to the dough

Add the chipped tomatoes to the dough

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Need again until tomatoes are combined. Shape the dough into a ball

Need again until tomatoes are combined. Shape the dough into a ball

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Place dough into a lightly oiled bowl

Place dough into a lightly oiled bowl

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Handy hint!! Use a shower cap to cover the bowl rather than cling film. Reusable and easy to put in and remove

Handy hint!! Use a shower cap to cover the bowl rather than cling film. Reusable and easy to put in and remove

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Allow the dough to prove and rise to double it's original size (about an hour)

Allow the dough to prove and rise to double it's original size (about an hour)

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Tip out the risen dough onto a lightly floured surface

Tip out the risen dough onto a lightly floured surface

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Knock back the dough by needing for a minute

Knock back the dough by needing for a minute

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Shape the dough into a rectangle and fold the edges underneath. The seam should be at the bottom.

Shape the dough into a rectangle and fold the edges underneath. The seam should be at the bottom.

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Add the shaped dough into a 1.5lb loaf tin

Add the shaped dough into a 1.5lb loaf tin

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Put the shower cap over the tin and dough ensuring there us enough room for the dough to rise

Put the shower cap over the tin and dough ensuring there us enough room for the dough to rise

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Make 3 small diagonal slices on the top of the dough with a sharp knife. This will allow the dough to rise properly in the oven

Make 3 small diagonal slices on the top of the dough with a sharp knife. This will allow the dough to rise properly in the oven

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Put the dough in a pre heated oven at 180 degrees centigrade. For 20-25 mins. A metal tray at the bottom of the oven with a little water added will create steam - this will help a lovely crust form

Put the dough in a pre heated oven at 180 degrees centigrade. For 20-25 mins. A metal tray at the bottom of the oven with a little water added will create steam - this will help a lovely crust form

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Remove the loaf from the oven and tap it's bottom. You should hear a hollow sound

Remove the loaf from the oven and tap it's bottom. You should hear a hollow sound

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Allow to cool on a wire rack or trivet. Then enjoy with butter, cheese, cold meats etc.   Delicious!!  Enjoy - I hope you like the recipe :-)

Allow to cool on a wire rack or trivet. Then enjoy with butter, cheese, cold meats etc. Delicious!! Enjoy - I hope you like the recipe :-)

Ingredients

500 Grams Strong white bread flour 
7 Grams Fast action yeast  
10 Grams Salt 
300 Milliliters Water  
Glug of olive oil 
1.50 Tablespoons Tomato purée  
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