In Praise of Bishop's Bread
1/2 cup currants
1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
1/2 cup chocolate chips
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 cup chopped cashews
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup white sugar
1/4 cup Turbinado sugar
1/4 cup oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp vinegar + enough milk to make 1 cup
1 1/2 cups unbleached white flour
2 Tbsp. flax meal + enough whole wheat flour to make 1/2 cup
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
Put all fruits and nuts in a small bowl.
In medium bowl, beat egg, until frothy. Add sugars and whisk until combined. Whisk in the oil and vanilla. Add milk and whisk to blend.
In a separate bowl, whisk flours, flax, baking soda and salt. Add fruit and nuts and stir to combine.
Dump flour mixture into the liquid ingredients and stir with a wooden spoon, just to combine.
Scrape into a greased loaf pan, or spring form pan.
Bake at 350 degrees F for an hour, or until it tests "done".
Allow to cool for about 15 minutes before removing from pan.
Cover and let sit for a few hours or overnight before cutting.