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Four Seed Bread

A quick and healthy bread
Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Author: Quiche 'n' Tell

Ingredients

  • Makes 1 large loaf
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsps salt
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 5 gms instant dry yeast
  • 450 ml warm water
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 30 ml oil
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp flax seeds

Instructions

  • Mix both flours with salt, sugar and dry yeast in a large bowl.
  • Combine the honey, warm water and oil in another bowl. Make a well in the centre of the dry mixture, pour in the liquid and combine using a wooden spoon.
  • Toss together all the seeds in a bowl. Mix most of ¬†seeds into the dough, reserving some for the topping. The dough will be sticky. If your dough is dry, add a little extra warm water.
  • Pour the dough into a greased and parchment-lined medium-sized loaf pan. Cover loosely with clingfilm and leave to rise in a warm place for about 30 minutes till doubled.
  • Brush the bread with milk using a pastry brush, sprinkle the remaining seeds over the bread and bake at 200 degrees C for an hour till the bread is golden and the bottom of the pan when tapped produces¬†a hollow sound .