Irish Brown Bread

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This is really similar to my mom's recipe (I seem to recall her recipe used buttermilk and had a bit of honey in it though). Irish Brown Bread is great with so many things, which we always had it with our traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner.


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Serves:

about 8 servings (makes 1 loaf)

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp
white granulated sugar
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 Tbsp
unsalted butter
2 c
whole wheat flour
1/4 c
quick cooking oatmeal
1 1/2 c
nonfat plain yogurt
1 tsp
milk (or more, if needed)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a bowl, mix the all-purpose flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in the butter until the mixture forms fine crumbs. Stir in the whole-wheat flour and oats.
2
Add yogurt, and stir gently. If mixture is too dry to hold together, stir in the milk, 1 teaspoon at a time, adding just until the dough begins to hold together; it should not be sticky.
3
Turn dough onto a lightly floured board and knead gently 5 times to make a ball. Set on a lightly greased baking sheet. Pat into a 7-inch circle. With a floured knife, cut a large X on top of loaf.
4
Bake in a 375° oven until well browned, about 40 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Serve warm or cool.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Irish