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Stilton, Walnut & Fennel

  • BAKE: 50m
  • SERVES: 12


METHOD – (Makes 1)


Add the water to the bread maker container.
Add all other ingredients to the bread maker container .
Place the container in the bread maker unit and ensure it is correctly clipped in place.
Set the machine to the appropriate programme and start.
When the finished signal sounds remove the bread carefully and cool on a wire rack.

Place the bread mix into a bowl.

Add water, Stilton cheese and oil and make up the dough following instructions on the pack.
After kneading and stretching for two minutes, blend in walnuts and fennel seeds through the dough prior to a five minute rest.
Mould into required shape, place in warm, greased bread tin (2lb), dust with flour, cover with a damp tea towel; lightly oiled plastic or polythene and leave to rise in a warm place for 40-50 minutes or until doubled in size.
Remove the cover

Bake as stated on the pack.
When baked remove from tin and cool on a wire rack.

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