Irish Brown Bread

Irish Brown Bread


byBy Patrick McLarnon

of Head Chef of Brooks Hotel

Irish Brown Bread slathered in creamy Irish Butter is a much sought after treat at breakfast time. Guests will feel right at home in this homely bouti Read More
Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

1 Hour


4-6 People


  • 150g Plain Flour
  • 250g Wholemeal Flour
  • 25g Pinhead Porridge Oats
  • 25g Wheat Bran
  • 1 ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • 45g Treacle
  • 500ml Buttermilk


Makes One Loaf of Bread

Pre-heat oven to 180˚C.

Mix all dry ingredients together in a bowl.

Add treacle & buttermilk to form runny dough.

Butter a baking loaf tin, line with baking parchment and pour mixture onto tin.

Bake for 1 hour.

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