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Easy Almond and Fruit Bread


500g White bread mix

2tsp Almond essence

50g Desiccated Coconut

60g Sultanas

60g Chopped Apricots

1/2 tsp Baking powder

310ml Warm water

30g Ground almonds

Small bit of milk.

almond loaf


  1. Preheat the oven to 180oC.
  2. Place all of the ingredients except the milk into a large bowl and stir until well combined.
  3. Let the dough rest for 10 mins under a clean, damp tea towel.
  4. Kneed for between 5 and 10 minutes until the dough bounces back when pressed lightly.
  5. Cover with a clean, damp tea towel and allow the dough to rise for an hour in a warm place.
  6. Line a baking tray with grease proof paper.
  7. Shape the dough into a round loaf and place in the centre of the tray and brush with the milk.
  8. Bake for 30-40 mins or until its golden brown and sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.
  9. Alternatively you can put the mix into a bread maker and place on the white bread setting.
  10. Allow to cool on a cooling rack then wrap in cling film and store in an airtight container for up to three days.

Thanks for reading and sorry my bread photo is a little doughy! I got impatient and took the photo too soon.


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