Nutty Brown Bread
ready in 2 h. 30 min.
Sift together the flour, salt and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add the walnuts and stir well to combine.
Sprinkle over the yeast, then pour in the warm water and oil.
Bring together into a dough using your hands, then turn out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 8-10 minutes until you have a smooth, elastic dough.
Cover with a damp tea towel and leave to prove in a warm place until doubled in size; usually 45-60 minutes.
Knock the dough back and knead for 5 minutes on a lightly floured surface.
Shape the dough into an oval shape, then grease a large baking tray and place the dough on it. Cover with a damp tea towel and leave to prove again in a warm place for 30 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 190°C (170°C fan) | 375F | gas 5.
Bake for 35-40 minutes until risen and hollow-sounding when tapped on its underside.
Remove from the oven read and allow it to cool on a wire rack before serving.