Mix all ingredients and knead for 5 minutes. Add the
raisins and currants and knead 1 minute more. Allow the dough to rise
for one hour. Form the dough into a big rectangular shape and allow
it to rise for one Hour. Bake the bread in the oven at 180 degrees
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Mix flour, yeast, sugar,
salt and 2.5 dl water. Knead for 10 minutes and then add the raisins,
chocolate, ginger and chopped nuts. Let the bread rise for half an hour;
in the meantime mix the almond paste with an egg yolk and form a roll.
Roll the bread into a rectangular form and put the roll of almond paste
in the middle. Form a raisin bread like in the picture. Make it rise
this time for one and a half hour. Bake the bread in the oven for 40
minutes at 200 degrees