Melba Toast Recipe

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Finished Melba Toast

Mega Recipe Exclusive – There a several ways to make Melba toast, and much of it depends on the type of bread you use. This recipe will use sourdough bread made from scratch.

Ingredients

6 ounces Water
10 ounces sourdough starter
1 tablespoon Butter
2 3/4 cup bread flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt salt
2 teaspoons active dry yeast
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
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1) Add liquid ingredients, minus the olive oil, to a pan. The olive oil will be used later to spritz the bread before baking.

2) Add the dry ingredients, except the yeast and garlic, to pan. The garlic will be used to sprinkle on the baked bread.

Note: Make sure water and sourdough starter are at room temperature. Cold ingredients will hinder rising process.

3) Mix in a mixer, kneed by hand or in bread machine, but don’t bake in bread machine. Let the mixture rise 3 hours or until it has doubled in size.

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Spritz with olive oil

4) Pull off handfuls of dough and roll out into 1 inch rolls. The rolls may be 6 to 8 inches long. Let the dough rise again for about an hour.

5) Place the rolls on a cookie sheet and back for 10 to 15 minutes in a 375 degree oven. Check it to see if it is toasted. Let the bread sit out over night to dry out.

6) Slice the rolls into ¼ slices with a good quality bread knife. lay the slices out on a cookie sheet lined with a silicon pad, and sprits with olive oil. Turn the bread over and do the other side. Sprinkle on garlic powder and place in 375 degree oven for 10 to 15 minutes. Keep an eye on the bread so they don’t burn.

Let cool and serve.

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