Homemade Brown Bread

Homemade Brown Bread


byPatrick and Aileen Hanely

of The Strand Cahore, Co. Wexford

The Strand Cahore is influenced by that of a traditional Irish Pub, inviting locals or passers-by to sit back and relax in comfort with a good pint or Read More
Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

60 Minutes


4-6 People


  • 1000g Howards Extra Course Flour
  • 10g Salt
  • 10g Bread Soda
  • 20g Soft Demerara Sugar
  • 1000ml Whole Milk
  • 50ml Red Wine Vinegar
  • 50ml Olive Oil


In a large bowl, mix all the dry ingredients. In a separate Mason Batter Bowl (a bowl with a spout) mix all of your wet ingredients.

Make a well in the centre of your dry ingredients bowl and pour in the wet. Bring together with a wooden spoon.

Make sure that there are no dry ingredients or lumps remaining.

Grease with unsalted butter 2 loaf tins (2lb loaf tins are ideal) and pour in your mixture.

Place in a 180° pre-heated oven for 1 hour.

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