We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. Carry on browsing if you’re happy with this, or see our Cookie Policy for more information.

Clive's crusty rolls

Like this? Share it with your friends.

Report abuse


For a crusty roll set an over night sponge of

Flour white                       100%

salt                                       2%

water                                  56%

Stand at ambient temperature for 16 to 20 hours

Next day

Dough up

Flour white                         100%

salt                                         2%

yeast fresh                              2%

malt extract                            0.5%

water                                    60%

sponge                                  30%

Finished dough temp 25 to 28oc.

Dough up but make sure you add the sponge half way through the development to avoid the sponge part over developing.

Stand in bulk covered to avoid skinning for 1 hour and then scale into 60 to 80 gram units mould into a rough round and give 15 mins intermediate proof.

Then mould into your final shape prove for 40 mins covered to avoid skinning and bake at 2300c for 12 mins.

Added by: NaomiS

Tags: Rolls

Add comment
malt extract?
what type of malt extract ? Diastatic or non-diastatic?

- beaudelicious 03 April 2010

sponge query
Should the sponge include yeast?

- beaudelicious 01 April 2010


Add a recipe & get 15% off

If you add a recipe with a photo to the Shipton Mill website, we will send you a voucher for 15% off your next order from the Flour Direct shop.

15% off Flour Direct

It's very easy, just click here to visit your "My Shipton Mill" page to get started.

Flour Direct Shop update

Dear Customers,

Due to a temporary suspension of some services by couriers, we are currently unable to offer delivery to the Republic of Ireland, or overseas. This is being looked into urgently, and as soon as services resume we’ll update you here. Deliveries to Northern Ireland can now begin again.

If you live in the Republic of Ireland, please don’t order for the moment, as we are unable to get the order to you.


Keep safe and well

The Shipton Millers