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Prosciutto & Sun-Dried Tomato Plait by Allinson's

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  • Egg Free
  • Nut free

About the bake

Enjoy a little Italian inspiration with our savoury plait made with Allinson's wholemeal dough. Great for confident bakers, our Prosciutto and Sun-dried tomato plait is perfect to share with friends or to compliment a cheese selection. Bakers inspired by Italian flavours may also like our Herb Focaccia.

310Total Time
235Prep Time
35Bake Time
1Makes
A little effort

Method

  1. Step 1:

    MIX

    Mix the flours, yeast and salt in a big bowl. Mix together the melted butter, sugar and water, then mix in with a cutlery knife.

  2. Step 2:

    KNEAD Tip onto a lightly flour dusted surface and knead for 10 minutes (or use the dough hook attachment on your mixer). 

  3. Step 3:

    RISE

    Lightly grease the mixing bowl with some oil. Put the dough back in, cover the bowl with a clean tea towel and leave to rise until doubled in size.

  4. Step 4:

    SHAPE Knead the tomatoes, ham and Parmesan into the dough for 1 minute. Roll to a 45cm long log. Slice into three strips lengthways but leave one end attached – from that end plait the dough strips back together, pinching the end together to stick. Lift onto a floured baking sheet.

  5. Step 5:

    PROVE

    Cover the dough again with a clean tea towel and leave to prove until doubled in size again. Preheat your oven to 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 6).

  6. Step 6:

    BAKE

    Lift the tray onto the middle oven shelf and bake for 25-35 minutes, until when you tap the base of the plait it sounds hollow. Cool on a wire rack.

Ingredients

  • For the Wholemeal Dough

    • 400g Allinson's very strong wholemeal bread flour
    • 100g Allinson's Strong White Bread Flour
    • 7g Allinson's easy bake yeast sachet
    • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 50g Unsalted butter (melted)
    • 1 tbsp Billington's Unrefined Light Muscovado Sugar
    • 300ml Warm water
  • For the Filling

    • 50g Sundried tomato paste (finely chopped)
    • 50g Prosciutto (diced)
    • 25g Parmesan

Utensils

  • Mixing bowl
  • Tea towel
  • Baking tray
  • Cooling rack

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