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Ancient Grains Fruit Loaf



15 slice(s)

Fruit Loaf

  • 50 g dried apricots
  • 25 g Dried Raspberries
  • 25 g Dried Mulberries
  • 25 g dried cherries
  • 25 g Dried Inca Berries
  • 25 g Dried currants
  • 25 g dried blueberries
  • 50 g sultanas, or a total of 250g dried fruit of choice)
  • 125 g Boiling water
  • 2 tsp dried yeast, or 20g fresh yeast
  • 125 g cold water
  • 50 g Spelt grain
  • 50 g sprouted barley grain, or another 50g spelt grain
  • 340 g spelt or kamut flour
  • 30 g olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger

Recipe's preparation

    Fruit Loaf
  1. Place the spelt grain and barley grain into TM bowl and mill 1 minute speed 9. Set aside.

    Place dried apricots into TM bowl and press turbo a couple of times to achieve the desired size.

    Add remaining dried fruit and boiling water. Stir 5 seconds/reverse/speed 2. Leave for a couple of minutes to plump up the fruit a little.

    Add cold water and stir 5 seconds/reverse/speed 2. If the temp is 40C or below add yeast and stir 5 seconds/reverse/speed 2. If temp is above 40C leave to cool for a few minutes.

    Add all remaining ingredients including reserved milled grain and mix 5 seconds/reverse/speed 3. [If using Kamut or wheat flour knead for 2minutes on Dough mode.]

    Turn out on thermomat and knead lightly to form a ball. Wrap and place in a warm place for 1 hour. Optional: Perform 3 lift and folds during this time. 

    Preheat Oven to 180C.

    Knock down dough and place into tin or form into desired shape. Leave to prove for another 20-30 minutes. 

    Bake at 180C for 35-40 minutes or until the loaf sounds hollow when knocked.


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You could use wheat in place of the spelt/barley/kamut if you have trouble sourcing these grains/flours.

Add nuts for a delicious variation.

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