Dara’s Brown Bread

Alot of people have complimented me on my breakfast brown bread so here’s the recipe:

250g Extra Coarse Wholemeal

200g Cream Flour

50g  Margarine

2 tsp Baking Powder

1/2 tsp Bread Soda


75g Brown Sugar

1 Egg

275ml Buttermilk

2 tbl Orange Juice


Place Coarse Wholemeal in mixing bowl, sieve in Cream Flour, baking powder and bread soda.  Rub in margarine. Next add the brown sugar.  Mix well.  Put liquid ingredients into a jug and beat together.  Add to dry ingredients and stir until combined.  Transfer to greased 2lb loaf tin smooth top.  Bake in a preheated oven 350 f,180c  Gas 4 for 1 hour approximately.  Leave in tin for 15 mins then turn out onto a wire tray to cool completely.


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  1. Mary Dennis
    Posted June 25, 2010 at 12:11 pm | Permalink

    Hi Dara,
    Can`t wait to taste your bread it sounds delicous .maybe next time I am home you can make it for me .Your websit looks fantastic and we have recommended it to a few people .

    Regards Mary

  2. Lisa Carroll
    Posted September 28, 2010 at 1:34 pm | Permalink

    Hi Dara,
    Just a quick line to say thank you very much for looking after us so well. We were so impressed with your warm welcome. Hopefully we’ll get to see you again someday.
    Kindest regards

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