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No Knead Brioche
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I made No Knead Brioche[@rev]
I initially followed the recipe but it was so unbelievably wet that I had to add a ton of flour. I was just trying to get it to come together so I wasn't measuring but it was as much as another 1/2 cup. Also, while I used bread flour in the main, I added all purpose.
This was before adding more flour. It was so wet:
I was really disappointed that (a) I had to add so much flour and (b) I don't know how much and (c) I didn't note it last time[@rev] either. Meredith seems to recall I had similar issues but again, I didn't note it.
I tried to weigh the dough after everything and got 674 grams. I figured I could backout how much flour I added but, as can be seen below, I ended up with less overall. So that didn't work. I really don't think I messed up any of the measurements though it is a possibility, especially since I came out under. I will be extra careful next time to both make sure I start with the right amount and that I know how much more I add
The dough felt pretty dry coming out of the fridge. Maybe too much flour? Or it was just cold. Anyway, I followed the rest of the recipe and once it was at about the top of the pan.
I baked for about about 30 minutes. At 25 it was too cool but I took it out at ~195°F at 30 minutes.
One side grew too much. You can't see in the cross section but there was a bubble under that side. Oops.
Otherwise, it was pretty good. Maybe a tad over-proofed. And less tasty (and less shiny) than last time[@rev] but still pretty good.