Oat bread dinner rolls | bitterbaker.com

Oat bread rolls

Oat bread dinner rolls | bitterbaker.com

Total time: 20 hours to let the pre-dough get active. Then another 5-6 hours to let the dough rise and bake the bread. Makes 12 oat bread dinner rolls. 

Oat bread dinner rolls | bitterbaker.com Ingredients
Day 1

  • 110 g (3.9 oz) rye starter
  • 442 g (15.6 oz, not fluid!) filtered water
  • 271 g (9.6 oz) bread flour

Day 2

  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • ½ tbsp anise seeds
  • ½ tbsp fennel seeds
  • ½ tbsp caraway seeds
  • 68 g (2.4 oz) oat bran
  • 114 g (4 oz) oat flour
  • 85 g (3 oz) rolled oats
  • 275 g (9.7 oz) bread flour

Toppings
wheat germ
rolled oats

Oat bread dinner rolls | bitterbaker.com
Just break off one piece at a time…

Oat bread dinner rolls | bitterbaker.com
…or break off all of them at once.

Instructions
Mix rye starter, water and bread flour in a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest in room temperature for 20 hours, until the pre-dough is active and full of bubbles.

Mix in sea salt, honey, caraway seeds, fennel seeds, anise seeds, oat bran, oat flour, rolled oats and bread flour. Knead to a firm dough and let rise in a bowl covered with a kitchen towel for ca. 2.5 hours.

Oat bread dinner rolls | bitterbaker.com
The wheat germs gets toasted on top.

Take out the dough on a floured surface and divide it into 12 pieces. Roll each piece to a round ball and roll them in wheat germ. Grease a spring form pan and sprinkle some rolled oats in it. Place the balls in the spring form pan, cover with a kitchen towel and let rise until double its size, about 2 hours.

Oat bread dinner rolls | bitterbaker.com
Making bread in a spring form pan is one of my favorite ways to make bread – so easy and convenient.

Preheat the oven to 460°F. Spray some water on the bottom of the oven and bake the rolls for 15 minutes. Lower the temperature to 390°F and bake further for 30-35 minutes, until the rolls are golden brown and thoroughly cooked (should have an inner temperature of 97°C or 206.6°F). Take the loaf out of the pan and let cool on a rack.

Oat bread dinner rolls | bitterbaker.com
Flavored with anise seeds, caraway seeds and fennel seeds. Whoever came up with that combination is a genius.

Oat bread dinner rolls | bitterbaker.com
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