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My mother used to make this bread every christmas

  • ½ cup milk (at room temperature)
  • 2 eggs (at room temperature)
  • ½ – 1 tsp salt (I always use less salt
  • so I added ½ tsp)
  • 3 tbsp liquid honey
  • ¼ cup butter cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2½ cups all purpose or bread flour
  • 1 tbsp grated orange zest
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp anise seeds (I left these out)
  • 1 tbsp bread machine or instant yeast
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup mixed candied peel (see notes)
  • 1/3 cup candied citron (see notes)
  • ¼ cup silvered almonds
4.1/5 (8 Votes)

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My mother used to make this bread every christmas

  • ½ cup milk (at room temperature)
  • 2 eggs (at room temperature)
  • ½ – 1 tsp salt (I always use less salt
  • so I added ½ tsp)
  • 3 tbsp liquid honey
  • ¼ cup butter cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2½ cups all purpose or bread flour
  • 1 tbsp grated orange zest
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 tsp anise seeds (I left these out)
  • 1 tbsp bread machine or instant yeast
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup mixed candied peel (see notes)
  • 1/3 cup candied citron (see notes)
  • ¼ cup silvered almonds
  • Makes 1 – 1.5 lb loaf.
3.2/5 (16 Votes)

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