Ingredients Bakers % Metric/g
Water 100 1814.4
Compressed fresh yeast 2 28.4
8-grain cereal  88 1587.6



Ingredients Bakers % Metric/g
California Golden Raisins 94 1701
High-gluten flour 100 1814.4
Compressed fresh yeast 6 113.4
Salt 4 70.9
California golden raisins, ground 6 113.4
Hazelnuts, coarsely chopped 38 680.4
Total 438 7923.9



Four (4) hours before mixing, combine water, yeast and cereal in 40-quart mixing bowl. Ferment for 4 hours. In another bowl, combine raisins with water to cover and soak for 5 minutes. Drain for 5 minutes and let stand for at least 1 hour more.

Final Mixing

Mix sponge, flour, yeast, salt and ground raisins on medium speed for 8 minutes. Let rest 20 minutes. With paddle, add and gently incorporate raisins and hazelnuts. Let dough rest 1 hour.


Scale into 1 pound 11 ounce pieces and shape into rounds. Proof in proof box until 3/4 proofed. Remove rounds from proof box onto parchment-lined baking sheet. Score as desired and bake at 400ºF for 30 minutes