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Fruit Loaf- Breadmaker

PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 3:56 am
by Kashu
Fruit Loaf – Breadmaker
Setting = Fruit with Dark crust

In this order:
3 tsp yeast (surebake or the Tasty brand)
3 cups HIgh Grade Flour
2 tsp mixed spice
3 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 TBSP brown sugar
1 TBSP olive oil (or flaxseed oil)
1 1/4 Cup warm water

Add when machine beeps:
1 cup sultanas (or a mix of your choice-I used sultanas and currants


You could serve toasted with maple syrup and sliced bananas
Also toasted with maple syrup, stewed apple and chopped walnuts

Re: Fruit Loaf- Breadmaker

PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 9:34 pm
by Babette
Trust me to make a fruit loaf and realise I have no dried fruit to put in!
I put a bit more sugar and replaced water with oat milk. ( I put nearly 1cup rather than 1 TBSP, not sure if it could be a typo mistake Kashu or my slow brain reading it wrong...)
The result was delicious, so much so that I need to make more bread tomorrow since my little tribe have had most of it!
Do all sultanas have oil as their ingredients? Is it such a small amount that we ignore it? Have not found any without it so far but got more searching to do...
Thanks Kashu, nice one, I love mixed spices

Re: Fruit Loaf- Breadmaker

PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 9:49 pm
by Kashu
You are absolutely right Babette it needs water, good spotting! So sorry I have made the correction.
You won't need more sugar with the fruit and you could probably save your expensive oat milk and just use water.

I personally wouldn't worry about the bit of oil on the fruit. To suit your own taste you could try different fruits and even add chopped nuts. :D

Re: Fruit Loaf- Breadmaker

PostPosted: Sun May 12, 2013 11:04 pm
by kaybe
This is a great recipe Kashu. I love a good fruit loaf, especially one with some nuts or dried figs in it. I have mine with a little honey. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

Re: Fruit Loaf- Breadmaker

PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 11:02 pm
by Babette
I'll try it with water, I do like milk bread , they tend to be softer but it'll be good to see if it makes a difference or not. And I'll try it with fruits!

Thank you,