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Crimp bread recipe

 

honeypooh - home chef honeypooh

 about 17 years ago

I live in a Dutch community and I buy crimp bread. I was wondering if anybody has a recipe for this bread? The ingredients are as follows: Enriched flour, water, shortening, sugar, eggs, yeast, non-fat dry milk, salt, malt, yeast food.
The bread is baked in a long tube (maybe even one that is cut in half length wise). I asked them at the bakery if it was called anything else and they only know it as crimp bread.

Thanks in advance for any help you can give.

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Home chef Peanut Patty
Ola, United States
 about 17 years ago

BAKERY STYLE WHITE BREAD

Sponge:

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300 lb. flour

190 lb. water

7 1/2 lb. yeast

1 1/4 lb. yeast food

2 1/2 lb. malt

1 1/4 lb. salt

2 1/2 lb. lard

Dough:

200 lb. flour

80 lb. water

48 lb. milk

8 3/4 lb. salt

15 lb. sugar

10 lb. lard

7 1/2 lb. malt

Sponge should sit for 4 hours at 78 degrees. Put back in
mixer. Add dough ingredients. Mix until smooth and dry to
touch. Divide into 17 ounce pieces for 1 pound bread. This
should make 815 (1 pound) loaves of bread.
If your oven is too small, I hope you have a big freez-
er. If you don't have a 1000 pound mixer, you might try mixing
by hand in the bath tub. Of course you can divide the formula
by 815 and only make 1 loaf.