Our Harvest Grain Muesli is a great mixture of Barley Flakes, Wheat Flakes, Oat Flakes, Sunflower Seeds, Flax, Millet and Sesame Seeds. This delicious mix can be eaten just as is, sprinkled on top of oatmeal or yogurt, used to make granola, or added to your baking. Here we have added it to a simple bread recipe. This bread is perfect for sandwiches, toast and or dunked in your favorite soup.
1/3 cup warm water
2 ¼ tsp yeast
2 2/3 cups water, room temperature
2 tbsp olive oil
5 1/3 cups Anita’s Organic All Purpose White Flour
2 tsp salt
2 cups Anita’s Organic Harvest Grain Muesli or 1 ½ cups mixed flakes + ½ cup mixed seeds
Using a stand mixer with a dough hook – mix together the 1/3 cup warm water and yeast together. Let stand for 10 minutes or so until it bubbles and becomes frothy.
Add the rest of the water and oil and mix well.
Add the salt to the water mixture and start to add the flour 1 cup at a time. Allow the mixer to work in each cup of flour before adding the next.
When all of the flour has been fully incorporated add the Harvest Grain Muesli to the mixture. Allow the mixer to mix the dough for 7 to 10 minutes until the dough is smooth and elastic.
Remove dough from the mixer bowl and knead on your countertop for a few more minutes.
Place the dough in a clean, oiled bowl. Cover with cling wrap and allow to double in volume in a warm, draft-free environment – this will take an hour or two depending on the warmth of your kitchen.
Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 425F. Place a small, square pan in the bottom of the oven (this will be used to create steam during the cooking process).
Once the dough has doubled in size remove from the bowl and place on a lightly floured work surface. Divide into two equal pieces and shape into free formed loaves. Place the loaves on the lined baking sheet and sprinkle liberally with flour. Cover loosely with cling wrap or a clean tea towel and set in a warm spot to double in volume again.