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Health Bread Recipe

Health Bread Photo : Ja ckie Cameron

Health Bread
Photo : Jackie Cameron

Health Bread Recipe

The health bread is a must-try. The perfectly moist, textured centre is flavoured with a seed selection, pecan nuts and sweet raisins. Delicious.

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Yields: 4 loaves (this recipe can be halved. Also extra bread can be frozen and defrosted when needed. Suggested to heat up, before serving, in the oven.


8 cups Nutty Wheat

4 cups Digestive Bran

2 cups Chopped Pecan Nuts

2 cups Sesame Seeds

1 cup Raisins

3 Tablespoons Bicarbonate of Soda

1 Tablespoons Salt

6 cups Plain Yoghurt

1 cup Honey or Golden Syrup


1) Mix all the dry ingredients together

2) Make a well in the centre, add yoghurt and honey. Combine all ingredients

3) Spoon into greased loaf tins (12cmx22cm) ensure all the raisins have been pushed into the bread mixture so to not burn on the surface

4) Bake at 180C for 50 minutes. Take the bread out of the tins and bake at 160C for 20 minutes

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I look forward to hearing from you.

jackie cameron

Jackie Cameron
Head Chef
Hartford House
+27 33 263 2713