Image for Paul's top tip for kneading dough

Paul's top tip for kneading dough

Duration: 01:14

Paul shows us how he kneads dough perfectly, on a floured worktop, tapping down on the dough, then folding and rolling it until it gets smoother. He adds flour to the worktop to stop the dough sticking to his hands and the bench. Paul demonstrates how he massages the dough using the heel of his palm and his fingers, building the gluten up. He rips, stretches and pulls the dough until he feels it getting stronger and elastic.

Available since: Tue 23 Oct 2012

This clip is from

The Great British Bake Off Series 3, Masterclass

13/14 Recipes include the queen of puddings, chocolate tea cakes and jam doughnuts.

First broadcast: 24 Oct 2012

Image for Masterclass Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss