Breadsticks Recipe

Breadsticks Recipe

Ingredients : Makes 18-20

15 ml

300 ml

425 g

10 ml

5 ml

30 ml


150 g

Active dried yeast

Lukewarm water

Plain flour


Caster sugar

Olive oil

Egg, beaten, to glaze

Sesame seeds, toasted

Coarse salt, for sprinkling

Method :
  • Combine the yeast and water, stir and leave for about 15 minutes. Place the flour, salt, sugar and olive oil in a food processor.
  • With the motor running, slowly pour in the yeast mixture and process until the dough forms a ball.
  • Knead until smooth. Place in a bowl, cover and leave to rise in a warm place for 45 minutes.
  • Grease two baking sheets.
  • Roll the dough into 18-20 30cm sticks. Place on the baking sheets, brush with egg then sprinkle with sesame seeds and coarse salt.
  • Leave to rise, uncovered, for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 200oC/400oF/Gas 6. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat but leave in the oven for a further 5 minutes.
  • Serve warm or cool.0

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