Pickle-Juice Bread-Machine Bread

This recipe, the product of long experimentation, produces a dense and zesty loaf. Warning: highly addictive (in the best way)!



Step: 1

Put dill pickle juice, water, vegetable oil, salt, white sugar, wheat germ, oats, whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, and yeast, respectively, in the pan of a bread machine.

Step: 2

Select Sandwich and Three-Pound Loaf settings; press Start. Cycle should take about 3 hours 10 minutes to complete.

Step: 3

Remove loaf from bread pan and allow to cool on wire rack at least 20 minutes before slicing.


Per Serving: 178 calories; protein 5.1g; carbohydrates 31.9g; fat 3.6g; sodium 111mg.

The best flavour of the flour could make a real deal to your bread. Different makers do vary. Extra-strong or Canadian flours, which are naturally higher in gluten, may give you a best rise than standard bread flours – especially if you’re making wholemeal bread , which doesn’t always rise as well as white bread.

To make this in a breadmaker , add all the menus to your breadmaker and follow the makers instructions.

A dough’s first rising can be done in the fridge overnight . This slows down the time it takes to rise to double its size, giving it a deeper flavour. It’s also a great timesaver , as you can start it yesterday , then finish it off the next day.

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