Plum Blueberry Lemon Bread & Cinnamon Spice Swirl

Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

For an extra ooey gooey treat, add half a cupful of dark brown sugar atop the filling before rolling.

This can make a great turkey or ham sandwich, toast, or even French Toast!

Enjoy!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
2 loaves
Prep:
3 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

BREAD

3 c
flour
3/4 c
multi-grain or wheat flour
3/4 c
steel-cut irish oats
1/2 c
precreamed shortening
1 pinch
salt
1 Tbsp
cinnamon
1 Tbsp
lemon extract
2 Tbsp
vanilla extract

RISING AGENT

1 c
hot water
1/4 c
honey or dark brown sugar
1 c
milk
2 tsp
active dry yeast

FRUIT MIX

3/4 c
dried blueberries (if fresh, do not soak)
1/2 c
prunes diced (if fresh plums, do not soak)
1 c
hot water (if using dried fruit)
zest of one whole lemon

FILLING

1 stick
butter
1 stick
margarine or 1/2c butter-flavored shortening
1/2 c
dark brown sugar
1 Tbsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ginger powder
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
allspice, ground

TOPPING

water to wet dough
oats, regular
turbinado sugar
lemon zest rolled in granulated sugar (optional)

Step-By-Step

1If using the dried fruit, place all of the fruit mix in a bowl barely cover with hot water. Set aside.
2In a large mixing bowl, place all bread ingredients, set aside.
3In the measuring cup (Pyrex), put the honey/dark brown sugar and pour over with hot water. Mix completely.
4Then add, milk and stir. Follow that with the yeast. Whisking in completely, not leaving any clumps. Set aside for 15 minutes.
5Pour yeast into bread ingredients. Mix well. Then add fruit mix to dough. Mix well.
6Dump out mix onto a floured surface. Knead for 10 minutes. Place dough in a large, lidded, greased pot. Leave in a warm place for 1 hour.
7Then dump out mixture again. Degas. Fold like an envelope in thirds. Then repeat from a different angle. Again return to the pot. Leave for an hour.
8To make filling, take all the ingredients, room temperature and mix together.
9Halve dough. Gently degas. Flatten dough halves into rectangles or squares.
10Dump half of the filling into each rectangle. Spread all the way to edges. Roll almost tightly. Then place each half into a greased bread pan.
11Wet dough by getting hand wet and tapping top of loaf. Sprinkle on topping ingredients.
12Cover and allow to rise for 30-60 minutes.
13Bake at 375 for about 40-50 minutes. Or until having a hollow sound when tapped.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Other Breads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy