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1Total Time
25Prep Time
35Bake Time
A little effort

Sundried tomato bread

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About the bake

Packed full of flavour from the sundried tomatoes, this tomato based bread is a great starting point for those looking to add something a little extra to their everyday bread recipes.

Our recipe is the perfect ‘how to’, so you can look forward to serving this delicious loaf as a starter, with fresh olives, balsamic and olive oil to dip – is there a better match for fresh sundried tomato bread straight out of the oven?

If you’re ready to give another dough recipe a go, which makes something other than bread – try our pizza dough recipe and bake with a topping of your choice!

1Total Time
25Prep Time
35Bake Time
A little effort


  1. Step 1:

    Put the flour, salt, parmesan, sundried tomatoes and paste into a large bowl.

  2. Step 2:

    Add the chopped herbs and easy bake yeast, then pour in the warm water.

  3. Step 3:

    Mix together with your hands until the mixture combines to make a rough dough ball.

  4. Step 4:

    Tip the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and stretch and knead the dough for 10 minutes until smooth and elastic.

  5. Step 5:

    Shape into a 23cm (9inch) round. Put into a greased 23cm (9inch) round tin. Press lots of indentations into the top of the bread with your finger. If you like, scatter over a few extra herbs, drizzle with some of the olive oil from the sundried tomatoes and sprinkle with coarse sea salt.

  6. Step 6:

    Cover loosely with cling film. Leave in a warm place until doubled in size (this will take about 30-40 minutes.)

  7. Step 7:

    Preheat the oven to 220°C (fan 200°C, gas mark 7). Remove cling film from bread and reduce the oven temperature to 200°C (fan 180°C, gas mark 6). Bake the bread for 35 minutes until golden.


    • 425g Allinson's Strong white bread flour
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 40g Parmesan (freshly grated)
    • 50g Sundried tomatoes (chopped and drained from oil)
    • 3 tbsp Sundried tomato paste
    • 2 tbsp Oregano (or rosemary, plus a few extra sprigs finely chopped)
    • 1 Easy bake yeast sachet
    • 225ml Water (warm)
    • 1 Rosemary (sprigs)

Nutritional Information

per 60g
  • 150cal Energy
  • 1.8g Fat
  • 0.8g of which Saturates
  • 27g Carbohydrates
  • 1.1g of which Sugars
  • 6.1g Protein
  • 0.51g Salt

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