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Cherry and oat loaf

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About the bake

This cherry and oat loaf combines classic flavours.  The country grain bread flour adds a light malted flavour to this sweet bread.

1Total Time
25Prep Time
35Bake Time
1Makes
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Put the flour, oats, salt, sugar, cherries and yeast into a bowl.

  2. Step 2:

    Mix to a soft dough with the oil, milk and water.

  3. Step 3:

    Turn onto a floured surface and knead for 10 minutes.

  4. Step 4:

    Shape as desired and put into an appropriate greased tin.

  5. Step 5:

    Leave to prove until double in size then brush the loaf with egg glaze and sprinkle with oats. Preheated to 220°C (fan 200°C,  gas mark 7).

  6. Step 6:

    Place in the oven and immediately turn the heat down to 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 6). Bake for 30-35 minutes.

Ingredients

  • For the loaf

    • 400g Country grain bread flour
    • 50g Porridge oats
    • 1.5 tsp Salt
    • 2 tbsp Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster sugar
    • 75g Glacé cherries
    • 1.25 tsp Easy bake yeast
    • 3 tbsp Sunflower oil
    • 115ml Milk
    • 115ml Warm water
  • For the topping

    • 1 Egg(s) (free range)
    • 1.5 tbsp Porridge oats

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