By Mark Mann


200mL Sydney Brewery “Sydney Cider” apple cider

1 cup sultanas (or raisins)

1/4 cup dried fruits

300mL water

2 1/2 tbsp olive oil

2 tsp salt

3 tbsp brown sugar

4 cups bread flour

2 tbsp mixed spice

1 1/2 tsp yeast



  1. Soak sultanas in Sydney Cider 1-2hrs
  2. Put everything in mixer. Mix on knead setting for 10-12mins until dough is elastic. Knead by hand at end if not fully elastic
  3. Cover with cling wrap. Let rise 2hrs (may not double in size, this is OK as the dough is heavy with fruits)
  4. Gently shape into rectangle. Roll dough into oval shape. Place into bread loaf tin. Let rise 1hr
  5. Cook in oven 180degrees for 40mins
  6. Remove from oven. Glaze top with water mixed with a little cinnamon)