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Low Sugar Breads with Candied Orange Filling & Almond Filling

Of late I've been trying out my bread baking with some different additional ingredients, such as olives and cheese. Now I just fancy making one with my homemade candied orange peels and one with some almonds. I'm not planning on adding any extra sugar apart from the sweetness in the orange peels, as one of the elderly aunties I'm living with has mild hypoglycaemia.




The ingredients:

The dough
7g Instant dried yeast
500g bread flour
5g ground rock salt
Sprinkle of dried oregano
2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest
3 tablespoons sunflower oil
100ml fresh milk
200ml water

The fillings:

Part 1
2 tablespoons of homemade candied orange peels, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon orange zest
Mix the two and soak in a little lemon juice for an hour or so. I do this once the first proving starts.

Part 2
A handful of blanched almonds (about 50g), roughly chopped. Mix with 1 teaspoon orange zest.

Mix the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Add in the oil then the milk whilst binding the flour…

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