Special Honey Bread

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  • 1 kg Aberfeldy Strong White Flour
  • 500g tepid water
  • Pinch salt
  • 80g Fresh yeast
  • 2 generous tbls Scottish Heather Honey


  1. Mix the yeast and honey with water until diluted.  Add salt to the flour and pour onto a cold surface. 
  2. Make a well in the centre of the flour and gradually pour the liquid into the flour to make a dough.  Kneed the dough until smooth.

  3. Proof the dough by keeping it in a warm place until it doubles in size.  Kneed the dough again and form into shape of loaf. 

  4. Leave in a warm place until it doubles in size ( approximately 45 mins). Place the loaf into a hot oven ( 200c) with a tray of water in the bottom of the oven and bake for 45 minutes.

  5. The loaf is cooked when you can hear a hollow sound when you tap it. Leave the loaf on the cooking tray to cool. 

    Recipe courtesy of Ian Simpson, Chef Patron at Glenkindie Arms Hotel. www.theglenkindiearmshotel.com 

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