How to make German Loaf -

This loaf is enriched with dried fruits – an absolute delight.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Whole wheat flour (atta) (आटा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Breads

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German Loaf

German Loaf Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for German Loaf Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 3½ cups + for dusting

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) ½ cup

  • Fresh yeast 1 tablespoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 85 grams + a pinch

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon zest 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Butter for greasing + brushing

  • Almonds blanched and chopped 110 grams

  • Dried figs chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Cranberries chopped ¼ cup

  • Prunes chopped 60 grams


Step 1

Take yeast in a bowl. Add a pinch of castor sugar and 2 tablespoons warm water and mix well. Set aside to activate.

Step 2

Put refined flour, wheat flour, 85 grams castor sugar and salt in an electric blender and blend. Add activated yeast and blend again.

Step 3

Add lemon zest and blend. Add 225ml water gradually and blend to make a dough. Add oil and blend to make a soft dough.

Step 4

Dust a bowl with some refined flour and transfer the dough into it. Cover with damp muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 20-25 minutes.

Step 5

Grease a loaf tin with some butter and dust with some flour.

Step 6

Dust the worktop with some flour, transfer the dough and knock back to release excess air.

Step 7

Add almonds, figs, cranberries and prunes and knead well.

Step 8

Transfer the prepared dough into the greased loaf tin, cover with damp muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 15-20 minutes.

Step 9

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 10

Place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, brushing with some butter. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 11

Demould, slice and serve.

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