Rusk Recipe

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How To Make Rusk
  • Recipe By: Niru Gupta
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Difficult

Bread made from scratch and twice baked till crisp.

Ingredients of Rusk

  • 2 Cups flour
  • 1 tsp dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Lukewarm water (to knead dough)
  • 1 tin greased milk (to brush)

How to Make Rusk

  • 1.Oven temp: 400 F-204 C
  • 2.Dissolve sugar in 1/2 cup lukewarm water and sprinkle yeast over it. Leave in a draught-free place to froth.
  • 3.When frothy, add salt, oil and yeast to flour and knead to a soft dough with the lukewarm water and leave to rise in a draught-free place covered with cling film or wet cloth.
  • 4.When it rises, punch and knead again and leave to rise again.
  • 5.When it rises for the second time, knead a bit and shape to fit into a greased baking tin (not more than half filled) and leave to rise for 1/2 an hour.
  • 6.Brush with the milk and bake in the pre-heated oven for 30-40 minutes.
  • 7.Take the tin out of the oven and when cool, remove the loaf of bread.
  • 8.The bread has to be absolutely room temperature, in fact it is better if it is a day old.
  • 9.Slice into 1/4 inch thick slices and bake in an oven 300F-150 C, till light brown and crisp.
Key Ingredients: flour, dry yeast, sugar, oil, Lukewarm water (to knead dough), greased milk (to brush)

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