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Shrek Bread (Spinach & Parmesan Rolls)



8 portion(s)


  • 50 g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 Handful of spinach
  • 280 g lukewarm water
  • 1 tbsp dried yeast
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 500 g baker's flour
  • 20 g olive oil
  • sesame seeds, to sprinkle

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1. Place parmesan cheese and spinach into and blitz - 5 seconds/speed 5.


    *If you haven't milled your cheese yet, place in bowl first (alone) and mill - 10 seconds/speed 8, then add spinach and proceed with step 1.


    2. Add water and yeast and mix - 1 min/speed 2


    3. Add remaining ingredients and combine - 6 seconds/speed 6


    4. Knead - 2 min/  


    5. Empty dough onto Thermomat (or a greased glass bowl, covered in a tea towel) and leave to proof in a warm area (on top of your Thermoserver, filled with hot water is a good place) for 30 min.


    6. Knock dough back and shape into dinner rolls, knot rolls, bread stick etc... Tap the tops with wet hands and sprinkle some sesame seeds on top.


    7. Place on a baking tray and into a cold oven, setting temp to 180 deg. Allow to bake for 20-25 min or until golden and 'hollow' when tapped on the bottom.


    8. Best served fresh!


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Baking bread can be an art, but this recipe is quite forgiving. It is a never fail and tastes amazing with freshly made butter!

Recipe is a good way to get a little extra goodness into the kids.

Add some chia seeds, linseeds etc if you like.


My gorgeous Group Leader Trisha Burgess is to credit for this recipe. We use it at our demo's tmrc_emoticons.)

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  • These were great. I added 1 tsp bread improver and...

    Submitted by BoydM16 on 15. December 2017 - 16:42.

    These were great. I added 1 tsp bread improver and also 2TB more of flour because it was a bit sticky.

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  • Delicious and very easy to

    Submitted by mish_hendry on 20. August 2016 - 17:27.

    Delicious and very easy to make

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  • Very easy and tasty. I did

    Submitted by Leesh_Onion on 28. December 2015 - 15:41.

    Very easy and tasty. I did find them a lil dense but practice makes perfect perhaps  tmrc_emoticons.)

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