Sunday, 3 November 2013

Carrot and Walnut Boule Bread

Carrot and Walnut Boule

Prep time: 15min  Cook time: 1hr  

  • 2 cups of wholewheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp bicarb
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1.5 cups grated carrots
  • 2 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1.5 cups buttermilk
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 egg


Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

In a mixing bowl, add the flour, bicarb, ginger and cinnamon and stir through. Add the grated carrots and mix through.Chop the walnuts and add to the bowl along with the orange zest. 

In another mixing bowl, add the buttermilk, olive oil and honey. Stir through til a smooth batter. Add these ingredients to the dry ingredients. Add the egg and combine.

On a low speed with an electric mixer, with the dough attachment mix the dough until stiff, and pliable.

Sprinkle your surface counter with wholewheat flour. Take out the dough and knead onto your surface area, making sure that the bread is less sticky. Add more flour if need be.

Place on baking tray and bake for 1hr.

Enjoy x x

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