Homebaking at Castleview Farm

Brown Soda Bread – Recipe

Ingredients –

10oz Wholemeal
2oz Wheat Germ
1 oz Bran
Sesame Seed for top if liked
6oz Self Raising Flour
1/2 to 3/4 Pint Milk


6oz Plain White Flour plus 1/2 teasp bread soda. 1/2 to 3/4 pint sour milk.

Method –

1. Add the wholemeal and wheat germ to the sieved white flour. Salt and bread soda if used.
Break any lumps in the bread soda and sieve it on to the other ingredients in the bowl. Mix well together.
2. Make to a fairly soft dough with milk.
3. Turn on to a floured board and knead lightly until the side next the board is smooth.
4. Turn the smooth side up and flatten the dough to approximately 2″. Cut a cross on the top. Brush with egg white and place some sesame seed on top.
5. Place on a greased tin and bake in a fairly hot oven. (218 C; 425 F; Reg 6) until it has a hollow sound when tapped underneath, About 45 minutes.

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