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Olive and herb bread

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About the bake

This is a truly delicious olive and herb bread. Simply let your bread maker make the dough then shape and bake.

35Total Time
5Prep Time
30Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Put the ingredients (except the olives) into the bread maker baking pan in the order specified for your particular model (see manufacturer’s handbook). Set to dough setting. Add the olives at the time for added ingredients as directed by the manufacturer of your machine.

  2. Step 2:

    Remove the dough from the machine and knead until smooth.

  3. Step 3:

    Shape the dough into 2 round loaves.

  4. Step 4:

    Place onto a greased baking sheet cover and leave to prove until double in size.

  5. Step 5:

    Bake at 190°C (170°C fan, gas mark 5) for 30 minutes.


    • 225ml Warm water
    • 50ml Olive oil
    • 400g Allinson's Strong white bread flour
    • 1 tbsp Dried mixed herbs
    • 1.25 tsp Salt
    • 1 Easy bake yeast sachet
    • 100g Olives (green and black, pitted)

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