Ricotta & Honeynut Loaf
- BAKE: 25
- SERVES: 24
Method (Makes 2 units – 24 portions)
Place the bread mix into a bowl with the ricotta, honey and water.
Mix to a soft dough.
Knead well for 5 minutes until a well developed dough is formed.
Cover loosely with oiled polythene or a damp cloth and allow the dough to rest for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, coarsely chop the pecan nuts.
Add the pecan nuts and mix well using dusting flour if required.
Divide the dough into 2.
Shape each piece of dough into a ball and elongate to a torpedo shape.
Place into two well greased (2lb) loaf tins.
Cover with again and prove in a warm place for approximately 50 minutes or until the top of the bread is level with the tin.
Remove the cover and bake in a preheated oven 200°C (390°F) gas mark 6 bake for 20-25 minutes until well risen and deep golden brown.
Carefully remove from the tins.
Warm the honey up gently in the microwave and brush over the two loaves.
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A melt in the mouth Mediterranean style bread - superb with salad or a barbeque.