A loaf cake will bake at a temperature of 177C (350F) for around 45-60 minutes… you can microwave one in a mug at full power for just 2 minutes… and if you have a 100C (212F) hot spring, like they do in Laugarvatn, Iceland, you can leave a rye bread loaf buried in the black volcanic sand for 24 hours. Baking the ‘old-fashioned way’… Viktor Sveinsson shows us how.
Update: Baking Bread with Lava in Iceland from Great Big Story, a follow up visit with Icelandic baker Siggi Rafn Hilmarsson, who uses the volcanic hot springs to bake 70 loaves of bread every week
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