Apple and hazelnut loaf recipe

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  • Serves 6
  • 30 mins preparation, 30 mins cooking, plus proving
  • 389 calories / serving
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Make the most of versatile British apples by baking them into a delicious, nutty loaf - delicious served alongside a cheeseboard, or simply toasted with butter. 

In a large mixing bowl, combine the flours, salt, sugar, butter, yeast and 300ml (1/2pt) warm water to form a dough. Knead, by hand, for 10 minutes, until smooth.

Cover the bowl with a piece of lightly oiled clingflm and leave to rise in a warm place for 1 hour, or until doubled in size.

Grease a 1kg (2lb) loaf tin. Peel and finely chop 1 apple. Tip out the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 2 minutes. Fold in the chopped apple and hazelnuts and knead until evenly distributed. Transfer the dough to the prepared tin, cover with lightly oiled clingfim and leave to rise for 1 hour more.

Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200°C, fan 180°C. Finely slice the remaining 1/2 apple, leaving the skin on. Brush the apple slices with milk and arrange in a line on top of the dough. Brush again with milk.

Bake the loaf for 30 minutes, then remove from the oven and cover with foil (this will protect the apples against browning too quickly). Return to the oven for a further 15 minutes, until the loaf is risen and golden. 

Top tip: If the loaf sounds hollow when you tap its base, it's cooked through.

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  • Ingredients

  • 300g (10oz) strong wholemeal bread flour
  • 200g (7oz) strong white bread flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 30g (1 1/4oz) unsalted butter
  • 1 x 7g sachet fast-action dried yeast
  • 1 1/2 red eating apples
  • 50g (2oz) roasted chopped hazelnuts
  • 1 tsp whole or semi-skimmed milk
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  • Energy 1641kj 389kcal 19%
  • Fat 11g 16%
  • Saturates 3g 15%
  • Sugars 4.9g 5%
  • Salt 0.5g 9%

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Carbohydrate 64.2g Protein 12.3g Fibre 7.4g

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