Chocolate & blackberry bread

Blackberries and chocolate chips add a delicious flavour to home-made bread in Paul Hollywood's creative recipe
By Paul Hollywood
Chocolate & blackberry bread
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  • Serves: makes 2 small loaves
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes plus 2 hrs rising
  • Effort: easy



  • 500 g strong bread flour
  • 10 g salt
  • 50 g sugar
  • 40 g butter
  • 25 g fresh yeast
  • 280 ml water, warm
  • 200 g chocolate chips
  • 180 g blackberries


1. Place the flour in a bowl with the salt, sugar, butter and yeast. Add the water slowly and begin to mix by hand, until the dough is pliable.

2. Place the dough on a floured surface and knead for 4-7 minutes. Return the dough to the bowl and set aside to rest for 1 hour.

3. Mix the chocolate chips and blackberries into the dough. Divide the dough into 2 even portions. Shape each portion into a ball and flatten with your hand. Sprinkle the loaves with flour, then score the top with a knife and place onto a lined baking sheet to rise for another hour.

4. Preheat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7 and bake for 25 minutes.

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