Seed Bread

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The Farmhouse Kitchen

The Farmhouse Kitchen

By Mary Norwak

Published 1991

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  • 8oz plain flour
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2oz lard
  • 2oz sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds
  • 2oz chopped mixed peel
  • ¼ pint hot water


    Sieve the flour, salt and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl. Put the butter, sugar, peel and caraway seeds into another bowl and pour over them the hot water. Stir well and leave to cool. Beat up the egg and fold this into the liquid mixture. Add the sieved dry ingredients and beat very hard. Pour into a greased 1lb-loaf tin, and bake at 375°F, 190°C, gas mark 5 for fifty minutes.