If Christmas is close and you are looking for something amazing, go for Christmas Fruit Bread from your air fryer. You will not regret it. But this recipe is not only for Christmas, but it is also perfect for all other occasions.
Christmas fruit is delicious, and mouth-watering, plunged with nuts, dates, figs, and almonds. And it is easy to make. Mix all the ingredients, make the dough, and bake in your air fryer for 40 min.
Let’s learn about the ingredients before the process.
● Rye flour
Rye flour is called whole grain rye flour. It is a great source of vitamin E. Wholemeal rye flour is considered the powerhouse of antioxidants, and minerals. Wholemeal rye flour is a rich source of carbohydrates. Rye flour has very low calories as compared to other flours.
● Wheat flour
Wheat flour is used in the whole world and is considered the most consumed grain. It is used in baking goods. Whole wheat flour is very nutritious as it has carbs and a certain amount of fiber. It has a component called gluten which releases protein. It is an excellent source of vitamins and minerals such as copper, phosphorus, manganese, and folate.
● Vanilla sugar
Vanilla sugar is a sugar formed from vanilla after infusing sugar with vanilla for a long period. It’s granulated in texture and is added in a variety of baked goods such as cookies, pastries, cakes, etc. Vanilla sugar adds up the flavor to the dish.
Cinnamon is a spice that we use in several dishes. It has a spicy and warm flavor and provides an aroma to the dish. Cinnamon is considered the second most spice that is used all over the world after black pepper.
Butter is better than other fats. It provides a pleasing feel in the mouth. It adds moisture and also helps in leavening. Butter is a source of many nutrients and therefore prevents obesity, heart ailments, and diabetes. It also has cancer-fighting properties. Butter is rich in vitamin A and Vitamin E. Butter helps control weight.
● Icing sugar
Icing sugar is formed by grinding white sugar into a fine powder. It is best to spread over cakes, pastries, and pice because of its fine texture. It is also used for icing or frosting. It is better to make icing sugar at home as commercial icing sugar may have cornstarch or calcium phosphate in it.
– How to make icing sugar at home?
To make icing sugar isn’t a difficult task. Just put white sugar in a grinder and process until a fine powder is formed. It can be stored in an airtight jar at a cool place.
Yellow, brown, or purple wrinkled bites called raisins are actually grapes that have been dried in the sun or in a dehydrator.
Raisins are often used as a salad dressing. But they can also be mixed in yogurt, and in cereal. Raisins can also be baked in cakes or pastries. Though raisins are small they are power-packed with vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
● Nuts, Dates, and figs
Nuts, dates, and figs have their individual benefits in terms of vitamins, and minerals. In this recipe they will give taste and crunchiness. Nuts are rich in fat and calories.
Dates give a sweet taste to the dish and are highly nutritious. Dates are also overloaded with calories that come from carbs. Figs also have a mild, sweet taste. Fresh figs are rich in nutrients and relatively low in calories, which makes them a great addition to a balanced diet.