• 400 g strong white bread flour
  • 2-3 tsp dried yeast
  • 2 large lemon zest
  • 2 1/2 lemon juice
  • Good sprinkling of poppy seeds
  • 150ml warm water


  • STEP 1
    Measure out all your ingredients and put flour, lemon zest and poppy seeds in a large bowl. Preheat the oven to 200c
  • STEP 2
    Add the yeast to the water and pour into the flour with the lemon juice in small parts, mixing as you go to create a dough
  • STEP 3
    Once it has all come together forming a dough, knead well on a floured surface for a few minutes. Place back in the bowl and cover in a warm place to rise for 30mins
  • STEP 4
    Once risen take out, knead again and shape. This mix will make two plait loafs however you may shape them as you wish.
  • STEP 5
    Place on the tray and leave to rise again add some poppy seeds on top and a squirt of lemon juice.
  • STEP 6
    Place in the oven and bake for 20-25minutes.

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