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Fig Bread

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  Whole wheat flour 8 Ounce (225g)
  Ground ginger 15 Milliliter (1 tbsp)
  Easy blend dried yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 sachet)
  Caster sugar 1 Ounce (15g)
  Dried figs 4 Ounce, chopped (125g)
  Salt 1 Pinch (Good pinch)
  Milk 10 Fluid Ounce (250ml)

1. Place the flour, ground ginger, dried yeast and caster sugar in a bowl with the chopped figs and a pinch of salt.
2. Heat the milk on Microwave Power HIGH for 20 sec, until just tepid. Use sufficient milk to mix the ingredients to a soft manageable dough. Turn out onto a floured surface and knead thoroughly until smooth and pliable.
3. Place in a large bowl, cover and heat on Microwave Power HIGH for 15 sec. Leave for 10 min then repeat 3-4 times until the dough has doubled in size.
4. Lightly knead the dough and re-shape. Place in a 1 lb/450g ovenproof glass loaf dish. Heat and stand as in stage 3 until well risen.
5. Preheat the oven to Convection 200°C.
6. Cook on the low rack on Convection 200°C for 55-65 min, until firm and browned.
7. Turn out onto a rack and allow to cool before serving sliced and buttered.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1417 Calories from Fat 141

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.8%

Saturated Fat 6.7 g33.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 29.6 mg9.9%

Sodium 405.1 mg16.9%

Total Carbohydrates 294 g98.1%

Dietary Fiber 42.1 g168.6%

Sugars 99.7 g

Protein 48 g96.8%

Vitamin A 7.1% Vitamin C 4.1%

Calcium 61.7% Iron 78.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fig Bread Recipe