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Blackcurrant bread loaf

Blackcurrant bread loaf is a sweet yeasted bread loaf that is perfect for breakfast or a snack. Try out this delicious recipe with a very basic yeast bread base.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Proofing time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine American, Australian, Autumn, International, Vegan, Vegetarian, zero oil


  • measuring cups and spoons
  • mixing bowl.
  • Baking tray
  • oven


  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 7 grams yeast
  • 2 teaspoon unrefined sugar
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 330 ml drinking water lukewarm.

For the blackcurrant

  • 2 tablespoon blackcurrants
  • 3 tablespoon drinking water luke warm

the vegan eggwash

  • 1 tablspoon maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon soy milk


  • Into the mixing bowl, add the flour, salt sugar and the yeast.
    yeast bread mix
  • Mix well and make a well in the centre.
    yeasted dough
  • Into this add the lukewarm water
  • Combine the flour and water to form a sticky mix.
    mix the dough.
  • Knead this dough well for about 10 minutes. the dough starts off as very sticky and then turns a bit easier to work with as gluten forms.
    yeast bread dough for black currant loaf
  • Place this dough in a greased bowl and cover with a moist cloth.
  • Leave the dough in a warm place to rest and double in size. The yeast works its way and doubles the dough in about 30 to 45 minutes under warm conditions.
    bread dough doubling.
  • Remove the dough onto a floured board and punch down the air. Flattened the dough a bit and add the drained blackcurrants.
    black currant loaf making.
  • Roll back the dough and shape it into a loaf. Place this on a greased tray.
  • Cover with a moist cloth and leave it to rise again for 30 minutes.
  • Mix th ingredients for the vegan egg wash.
  • Brush the loaf with it and make a slit.
    Black currant loaf to be baked.
  • Set the oven to 200 degrees fan-forced oven and preheat for 10 minutes.
  • Bake the loaf 35 minutes or till golden brown.
  • Remove and cool the loaf before slicing.
    blackcurrant bread slice
Keyword Baking bread, Lunch recipes
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