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Half of a country loaf with a knife and napkin next to it, ready to serve.

Hearty country bread

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This delicious country loaf tastes wonderful spread with your favourite topping and is also a great way to use up leftover bags of sugar.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:1
  • Skill level:medium

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Put the flour, salt and yeast into a bowl and mix to a dough with the honey, oil and water.

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  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Turn the dough onto a floured surface and knead for 10 minutes.

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Shape and put into an appropriate greased tin.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Leave to prove until double in size. Preheat the oven to 220°C (200°C fan, gas mark 7).

  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Bake in an oven and immediately turn the heat down to 200°C (180°C fan, gas mark 6).

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Bake for 25-30 minutes.