Mellow Bakers’ first bread bake on it’s way!

It’s Official! Mellow Bakers is launched and we’ve picked our first group bake bread: Hot Cross Buns.

This bread happens to be a seasonal regular for Easter, although these spicy & fruity buns aren’t specifically religious in origin.

We’re baking the recipe from two sources, Bakers choosing between either the Hamelman Bread recipe on page 266 OR it’s online offspring, a variation given by Susan of WildYeastBlog.com, so even those who don’t currently own the book can join in and make the March bread with us.

Mellow Bakers is a bread baking group that’s choosing an easy, relaxed ┬ápace where members can follow along with the main group as we select a recipe from a popular bread book (currently Hamelman’s Bread: A Baker’s Book of Techniques and Recipes) and an online recipe which may or may not be similar. This allows people to bake along even if they don’t have the book the group uses.

Registration to the discussion is simple and free and you can hop on and off as your schedule permits and any one can bake a bread at any time and add their own post and/or blog about it even if the bread they pick was done a long time back.

Join us at MellowBakers.com!

Mellow Bakers: group baking at an easy pace

I had mentioned in the last post of the the BBA Challenge, that I wanted to perhaps continue doing a bake-along with others, although not something as “big” again as the entire set of recipes in one book.

So far, a few of the BBA members have said that they might be interested in a similar venture. So I’ve spent the last couple of days working up a bit of space on this site to work as “home base’ for such a group.

I’ve arbitrarily called it Mellow Bakers as this describes a somewhat more relaxed goal for the group.

So what’s the deal?

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