California Prune, Nut and Chocolate Nordic Bread (Gluten free)

This gluten free Nordic Bread is a healthy, nutritious and energy boosting recipe. The complementary mix of California Prunes, seeds and nuts make for a delicious flavour (with a crunch). Whether you’re sharing or keeping it all for yourself, this unique bread will live long in the memory.

Makes: 2-4Prep Time: 5-10 minutes Cook Time: 20 – 30 minutes + time to cool


  • 50g flax seeds
  • 190g mixed nuts
  • 50g California Prunes (pitted whole)
  • 35g 70% Dark chocolate chunks
  • 30g ground flax seeds
  • 30g ground chia
  • 3g salt
  • 30ml oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 35g 70% Dark chocolate chunks



1. To make this bread mix all the nuts, California Prunes, seeds and chocolate together in a bowl, then add the salt.
2. Mix the oil and eggs together before pouring into the bowl with the dry ingredients and mix together.
3. Line a 2lb loaf tin with baking parchment, then spoon the mixture into the tin and spread evenly.
4. Bake at 160 °C for 20-30 minutes or until the loaf is firm to the touch.
5. Leave the loaf to cool before slicing thinly.


Peter Sidwell

Peter Sidwell

California Prune Board Ambassador Peter Sidwell, is a chef, baker, TV presenter, author, and innovator of all things food related. Peter has been a chef all his working life and over the years has developed a simple, fresh and innovative way of cooking which focuses on the importance of fine ingredients and technical know-how to ensure the best results. Peter has travelled the world cooking, talking and demonstrating his approach and explaining how and why it works so well for all manner of food offerings. Peter works both with chefs, consumers, food producers and retailers to innovate, create process or refine procurement. Working from his new innovation centre in England's beautiful Lake District, Peter and his team create exciting, attractive and mouth-watering new recipes with digital content, showcasing the delicious flavour and versatility of California Prunes.