Fig-walnut bread

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Sandra

Sandra

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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

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal
178
Protein
5 g
Fat
4 g
Carb
31 g
  • 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 g 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 g dried figs
    • 125 g 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 g flour
    • 90 g 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!