Whole wheat flour gives this easy bread a deep rich flavor and a tender crumb. Feel free to substitute other types of raisins or diced dried fruit for the currants. I sometimes add about
Cut the bread into thin slices and serve with butter or cream cheese.
Keep the bread under a cake dome or loosely wrapped in plastic wrap on the day it is made. Wrap in plastic wrap and aluminum foil and keep at room temperature for up to 3 to 4 days. Freeze for longer storage.
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