1.Whisk yeast, 2 teaspoons of the sugar and the water in a large bowl until yeast dissolves. Whisk in milk and sifted flour, cover; stand in a warm place for 30 minutes or until mixture is frothy.
2.Stir in egg and rind, then sifted extra flour, salt, cinnamon and remaining sugar. Stir in butter, fruit and nuts.
3.Knead dough on a floured surface until smooth. Place dough in a large greased bowl, cover; stand in a warm place about 1½ hours or until dough has doubled in size.
4.Grease a 14cm x 21cm (5½-inch x 8½-inch) loaf pan; line base with baking paper.
5.Knead dough on a floured surface until smooth. Place into pan, cover loosely with greased plastic wrap; stand in a warm place about 30 minutes or until risen slightly.
6.Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F.
7.Remove plastic wrap. Brush dough with egg yolk; sprinkle dough with combined extra sugar and extra cinnamon.
8.Bake loaf 10 minutes. Reduce oven to 180°C/350°F; bake 30 minutes or until loaf sounds hollow when tapped. Turn onto a wire rack to cool.
Be careful to measure all the ingredients exactly, or too much or too little of some of the ingredients will affect the way the loaf rises.Note