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Orange Sunflower Seed Bread

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Ingredients
  Active dry yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Warm water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (105°-115°F)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1
  Whole wheat flour 3 3⁄4 Cup (60 tbs) (Measured Scoop And Level)
  Skim milk powder 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Non Instant)
  Orange 1 , grated peel
  Salt 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sunflower seeds 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), freshly squeezed
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (As Needed)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Use a measuring cup to sprinkle yeast over ¼ cup warm water.
2) Let stand in a warm place about 5 minutes until it dissolves or puffs.
3) Stir in oil, honey and egg.
4) In your food processor, use the PLASTIC DOUGH BLADE setting.
5) In the work bowl, add flour, milk powder, salt, grated orange peel and sunflower seeds. Pulse on/off to mix.
6) Pour in yeast mixture through feed tube while the machine is running. Pulse on/off to mix.
7) Pour in remaining water in a steady stream. You may not require all the water.
8) Process the dough ball for 20 seconds and test the consistency for right elasticity, stickiness and wetness, by stopping the machine.
9) If it is not ready, then process for another 10 seconds.
10) Sprinkle with additional 1-2 tablespoons flour into the dough and pulse machine on/off to coat dough for easy removal from work bowl.
11) In an oiled bowl transfer the dough and turn over to oil the entire surface.
12) Cover with plastic bag or damp cloth and let rise in a warm place, free from drafts, until doubled in bulk, about 1 hour.
13) Punch down dough and knead for 30 seconds to press out the dough.
14) Prepare a ball out of the dough, let rest, by covering for 5 minutes.
15) Use a greased 8 1/2 x 4 1/2-inch loaf pan, to place the loaf made from the dough.
16) Cover and let rise in warm place, free from drafts, until doubled, about 45 minutes.
17) Preheat oven to 375°.

MAKING
18) Place inside oven on middle rack to bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and bottom crust of loaf has a hard hollow sound when tapped.
19) Immediately remove the loaf from the pan and cool on metal rack.

SERVING
20) Slice the bread and serve with your choice of dip or spread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
120 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
155 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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