Fig-walnut bread

Fig-walnut bread

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
55
min.
Baking
150
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-12+
300 ml water (lukewarm)
2 tsp sugar
7 g active dry yeast
150 g dried figs
125 g walnuts
350 g flour
90 g rye flour
2 tsp salt
1 tsp olive oil
flour for dusting
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • kitchen towel
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • plastic wrap
  • 3 large mixing bowls
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with dough hook attachment
  • parchment paper (optional)

Enjoy with

Chai latte
This hearty bread goes well with the warming spices of a chai latte.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
178
Protein
5g
Fat
4g
Carb
31g

Step 1/5

In a large mixing bowl, combine water, sugar, and yeast and set aside for 5 min., or until foamy.
  • 300 ml water (lukewarm)
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 7 active dry yeast
  • large mixing bowl

In a large mixing bowl, combine water, sugar, and yeast and set aside for 5 min., or until foamy.

Step 2/5

Cut figs into small pieces and roughly chop walnuts.
  • 150 dried figs
  • 125 walnuts
  • cutting board
  • knife

Cut figs into small pieces and roughly chop walnuts.

Step 3/5

In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, mix flour, rye flour, half of the figs and walnuts, and salt. Add yeast mixture and stir to combine. On a clean and lightly flour-dusted work surface, knead dough until smooth and elastic, approx. 10 min.. Form dough to a ball and transfer to a mixing bowl lightly coated with oil, cover with a damp kitchen towel, and leave to rise for 90 min..
  • 350 flour
  • 90 rye flour
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • flour for dusting
  • hand mixer or stand mixer with dough hook attachment
  • kitchen towel
  • 2 large mixing bowls

In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, mix flour, rye flour, half of the figs and walnuts, and salt. Add yeast mixture and stir to combine. On a clean and lightly flour-dusted work surface, knead dough until smooth and elastic, approx. 10 min.. Form dough to a ball and transfer to a mixing bowl lightly coated with oil, cover with a damp kitchen towel, and leave to rise for 90 min..

Step 4/5

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, if needed. Transfer dough to a work surface lightly dusted with flour and press gently to deflate. Add remaining figs and walnut on top of dough and knead until everything is well combined. Roll dough into a ball and transfer to baking tray, cover with a damp towel, and leave to rise for approx. 1 hr.
  • flour for dusting
  • baking sheet
  • damp towel
  • parchment paper (optional)

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, if needed. Transfer dough to a work surface lightly dusted with flour and press gently to deflate. Add remaining figs and walnut on top of dough and knead until everything is well combined. Roll dough into a ball and transfer to baking tray, cover with a damp towel, and leave to rise for approx. 1 hr.

Step 5/5

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Bake bread on the middle rack for approx. 45 min., or until golden brown. Enjoy!
  • oven

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Bake bread on the middle rack for approx. 45 min., or until golden brown. Enjoy!