Honeybread

Desserts Food Quick Meals
Dean Whalley, chef de partie, Anglesey
5 Servings
Ingredients
SWEET PASTE:
Sugar 4oz
Butter 8oz
Plain flour 12oz
Egg 1
HONEYBREAD:
Caster sugar 8oz
Honey 5oz
Butter 5oz
Cream 10fl oz boiled
Almonds 8oz nibbed
Hazelnuts 8oz nibbed
Method
  1. SWEET PASTE:
    - Cream butter and sugar until pale
    - Add flour and beat until it resembles breadcrumbs
    - Add egg and mix together
    - Place the sweet paste in cling film and rest for ½ hour
    - Roll out the paste and to fit in 2cm high baking tray
  2. HONEYBREAD:
    - Add caster sugar, honey, butter and cream into a pan and boil until it becomes a sandy colour
    - Add the almonds and hazelnuts and place the mixture on top of the sweet paste and cook at 180°C for 15 - 20 mins
  3. TO SERVE:
    Slice the bread into five small squares and serve with coffee.