Desserts and Sweets · Recipes

Easy Almond and Fruit Bread


Ingredients:

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

Method:

  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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