Rich Apricot Bread

Rich Apricot Bread

Posted 2013-05-09 by Bastion Harrisonfollow


This incredibly indulgent enriched bread is a bit of a cross between stolen and a Danish pastry. Cut it into triangles for a delicious dessert or very naughty breakfast. Based on the brands I used, each slice is about 305 calories. If you want, check out some of my bread making tips .

Preparation Time: 3 hours
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Makes: 10 servings

Ingredients



250g white bread flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp fast action yeast
50g margarine
90g light margarine
100ml soya milk
1 egg
120g dried apricots
60g seedless raisins
60g walnuts
50g flaked almonds
70g soft dark brown sugar
35g plain wholemeal flour
1/2 lemon
50g apricot jam
70g icing sugar

Method



  • Soak the apricots and raisins in boiling water overnight.
  • Mix the bread flour, salt and yeast together.



  • Rub in the normal margarine for a breadcrumb like consistency.



  • Beat in the egg, then gradually pour in the milk to form a sticky dough.



  • Knead for ten minutes, then prove for about an hour.



  • Cream the light margarine with sugar, and fold in the flour.
  • Zest and juice the lemon.
  • Drain the fruit, then chop the apricots and walnuts.



  • Stir the zest, fruit, and walnuts into the mixture.



  • Roll out the bread dough to a thick triangle, then spread the filling on top.



  • Roll the dough up like a swiss roll, then link the two ends together.
  • Leave to prove for about an hour, by which time, the hole in the middle should have closed up.



  • Bake in an oven pre-heated to 200 & #3872 ;C/ 180 & #3872 ;C fan/400 & #3872 ;F/6 Gas.
  • Heat the jam in the microwave with a teaspoon of water, then use it to glaze the bread.
  • Sprinkle the almonds on top.



  • Stir the lemon juice into the icing sugar to make a runny paste, and pour it over the bread.

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    #apricots
    #almonds
    #walnuts
    #nuts
    #raisins
    #icing_sugar

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