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Fruit And Nut Loaf

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Ingredients
  Bread flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Plus Extra For Dusting)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon (Plus Extra For Greasing)
  Soft light brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Dried apricots 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped (Without Soaking)
  Golden raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hazelnuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
  Active dry yeast 2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 6 Tablespoon
  Plain low fat yogurt 6 Tablespoon
  Apricot jelly 2 Tablespoon, strained
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Prewheat oven to 425°F/220°C.
2) Grease the baking sheet.

MAKING
3) In a large bowl, sift the flour and add sugar.
4) Rub the margarine in the flour mixture and add nuts, raisins and yeast.
5) In a pan, warm the orange juice, but do not boil and stir in the flour mixture with yogurt.
6) Mix the flour and make a dough.
7) On a lightly floured counter, knead the dough for 5 minutes until smooth and elastic.
8) Shape the dough in a circle and place on baking sheet.
9) Cover the dough with clean dish towel and let it stand to double in warm place.
10) Bake the loaf in preheated oven for 35-40 minutes until cooked.
11) Brush apricot jelly over the loaf kep on wire rack.
12) Let the cake cool.

SERVING
13) Serve the fruit and nut loaf as a snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Raisin
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes

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