Bread & Yeast Recipes > Herb Bread

How to make herb bread:
A herby, wholewheat loaf with added cracked wheat on top for texture.


8oz wholewheat flour
8oz plain flour
2 teaspoons butter
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon dill
1 teaspoon each of dill seed
1 teaspoon savory
2 teaspoons fresh yeast
10 floz warm water
cracked wheat for decoration
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- Sift the 2 flours into a large, warm bowl.
- Rub in the butter.
- Add the salt, sugar and dried herbs.
- Mix the yeast with the water.
- Add the yeast mixture to the flour mixture.
- Mix to form a soft dough.
- Turn onto a floured surface and knead.
- Grease 2 1lb loaf tins and sprinkle the bottoms with cracked wheat.
- Put half of the dough into each tin.
- Cover with a clean tea towel and leave in a warm place to rise.
- Bake at 230 degrees C. for 35 minutes.