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fruit bread recipe - light & healthy fruit bread. eggless as well as dairy free recipe.

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fruit bread recipe – easy, light and healthy fruit bread recipe. this fruit bread is an eggless bread made with whole wheat flour in a larger proportion. i have used candied orange peels, tutti frutti, glazed cherries to make this bread.

fruit bread

you can make this fruit bread more rich in nutrition by adding chopped dry fruits or nuts or seeds like sunflower, sesame, pumpkin or even ground flax meal.

eggless fruit bread recipe

fruit bread or fruit buns would be always brought my me when visiting any bakery or super store. i would give a miss to the cakes and cookies, but not fruit bread. its not only fruit bread i would buy…. i would bring a whole basket of loafs, artisan breads…

so now whenever i go to any super mall or store or bakery, i avoid looking in the bread section. even though i make breads at home now, i have to pick up some loaf or focaccia or buns with me 🙂

fruit bread recipe

the fruit loaf is easy to make and goes well with tea or coffee. some butter can also be applied on the breads and they taste great this way. we just have them plain as thats how we like these sweet bread slices.

fruit bread recipe

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eggless fruit bread
5 from 7 votes

fruit bread recipe

fruit bread recipe - light & healthy fruit bread. eggless as well as dairy free recipe.
course breakfasts, snacks
cuisine world
prep time 3 hours
cook time 45 minutes
total time 3 hours 45 minutes
servings 1 loaf
author dassana

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 2.5 cups whole wheat flour (atta) or organic whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup all purpose flour (maida) or organic all purpose flour
  • 5 tablespoon regular sugar or organic unrefined cane sugar
  • ½ tablespoon dry active yeast or 1 teaspoon instant yeast
  • 2 tablespoon custard powder or corn starch (corn flour)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon tutti frutti
  • 2.5 tablespoon candied orange peels - chopped
  • 3 to 4 glazed cherries - chopped
  • 4 tablespoon vegetable oil OR unsalted butter at room temperature. (i used sunflower oil)

how to make fruit bread recipe

  1. warm the water.
  2. add a pinch of sugar in the water and stir.
  3. mix in the dry active yeast.
  4. keep in warm place for the yeast to froth for 10 minutes.
  5. in another bowl, mix both the flours with salt, sugar, tutti frutti, cherries and candied orange peels, custard powder/corn starch.
  6. add the yeast mixture, oil and knead to a smooth dough.
  7. add more water if the dough looks dry.
  8. grease the whole dough with some oil so that it does not dry out.
  9. keep in the same bowl.
  10. cover the bowl with a cling film or kitchen towel and let the dough rise for 2 to 21/2 hours.
  11. punch the dough and knead lightly after 2 or 21/2 hours.
  12. grease or line a 9 x 4 inch loaf pan.
  13. shape the dough into a loaf.
  14. cover and keep for some 35-45 minutes load till the loaf has risen again.
  15. before baking preheat the oven to 180 degrees C/356 degrees F.
  16. bake for 45-50 mins.
  17. remove when still hot and keep the loaf on a wired tray or stand.
  18. serve warm or when cooled.
  19. these fruit bread slices go well with some tea or coffee.
  20. you can even apply some butter (vegan or dairy) and have them.

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59 comments/reviews

  1. I have 8*4 inch loaf pan.. what are the measurements then ? Should i Half everything?

    • you can use this loaf pan. no need to half the recipe.

  2. Good recipe. Instead of candied orange peel n tutti fruti i added candied lemon peel and raisins. Came out good.

    • thanks supreeta for sharing this info.

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