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Hearty Country Bread

8 Reviews

  • Egg Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

About the bake

This delicious country loaf tastes wonderful spread with your favourite topping and is also a great way to use up leftover bags of flour. The video on step two runs you through kneading by hand if you are new to it.

50Total Time
20Prep Time
30Bake Time
A little effort


  1. Step 1:

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

  2. Step 2:

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

  3. Step 3:

    Shape and put into an appropriate greased tin.

  4. Step 4:

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

  5. Step 5:

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

  6. Step 6:

    Bake for 25-30 minutes.


    • 150g Allinson's very strong wholemeal bread flour
    • 150g Allinson's country grain bread flour
    • 150g Allinson's very strong wholemeal bread flour
    • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 7g Allinson's Easy Bake Yeast
    • 1 tbsp Honey
    • 3 tbsp Sunflower oil
    • 285ml Warm water


  • Baking sheet
  • Tea towel

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