Christmas Spiced Fruit Bread Recipe
Recipe type: Bread
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 8 servings
Soft and fluffy fruit bread which is perfect for this holiday season. Make a batch and have in fridge, when need slice it up and enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee.
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 2 cups + as needed
  • Egg - 1
  • Sugar - ½ cup + 1 tsp
  • Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
  • Warm Milk - ½ cup
  • Melted Butter - ½ cup
  • Cinnamon Powder - 1 tsp
  • Dry Yeast - 1.5 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Dried Fruits- 1 cup
  • (I used a mixture of raisans, sultanas, currants, dates, candied peels, prunes & mixed dried fruits like strawberries, kiwi, ginger, pineapple & cherries)
  1. Take yeast, 1 tsp sugar in a bowl. Add little warm milk and let it activate for 5 mins.
  2. Now in a large mixing bowl, take egg, sugar, vanilla, milk and whisk well.
  3. Add in yeast mix, melted butter and mix well.
  4. Add flour, cinnamon, salt and dried fruits. Mix well to a dough.
  5. Knead the dough gently.
  6. Cover and let it rise for 2 hours till it doubles in size.
  7. Now take the dough and knead well.
  8. Place a small bowl on a parchment paper. PLace the dough so it forms a ring like.
  9. cover and let it rise for 15 mins.
  10. During that time preheat oven to 180 degree C.
  11. Now bake it for 30 to 35 mins
  12. Remove it and cool completely.
  13. Dust with icing sugar and serve.
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