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Walnut Rye Bread

Walnut Rye Bread

Serves pea 6 Clock icon 2 hours
Walnuts and spelt flour give this loaf a true nutty flavour and make this a real treat. The blend of flours in this recipe makes for a lighter rye loaf, perfect for slathering with butter and enjoying untoasted. We recommend topping with smoked meats or fish for the perfect open sandwich.

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Here's how you do it

  1. Preheat the oven to 220ºC. Grease and line a 2lb loaf tin with greaseproof paper.
  2. Combine the flours, yeast and salt in a large mixing bowl.
  3. In a saucepan, warm 300ml of water and the honey, stirring until the honey is dissolved, and making sure it doesn’t get too hot. Pour it into the flour and mix to form a sticky dough.
  4. Tip onto a floured work surface and knead for 5 minutes. Place into a lightly oiled bowl, cover with a tea towel and leave in a warm place for 1 hour until doubled in size.
  5. Remove the dough and knead briefly for just a minute, adding the walnuts as you go. Bake for 30 minutes, or until hollow when tapped.


  • 200g rye flour
  • 200g spelt flour
  • 50g strong white bread flour
  • 5g quick yeast
  • ½ tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 50g walnuts

Suitable for

  • Vegetarians
  • Dairy Free