Irish Treacle or Grandma's Molasses Bread

1
Kathie Carr

By
@kathiecc

This is an old family recipe. Treacle bread is a dark slightly sweet bread made with molasses

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

2 Tbsp
dark molasses
1 c
minus 2 tablespoon milk
1 1/2 Tbsp
sugar
3 1/3 c
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cream of tartar
1 tsp
baking soda
1 pinch
ground ginger

How to Make Irish Treacle or Grandma's Molasses Bread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat the molasses and milk together in a saucepan.
    In a medium bowl mix all dry ingredients together. Add milk until a soft dough is achieved. You may not need all the milk.

    With floured hands, shape into a round cake-like loaf about 1 1/2 inches thick.
    Cut across the top only about 1/2 down into farls (quarters), put on a floured baking sheet, sprinkle a little flour on top, and bake at 400 degrees for 40 minutes.

Printable Recipe Card

About Irish Treacle or Grandma's Molasses Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads, Savory Breads




Show 4 Comments & Reviews

17 Doughnut Recipes To Celebrate National Doughnut Day

17 Doughnut Recipes to Celebrate National Doughnut Day

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

"Doughnut" let us stop you from making one of these 17 delectable doughnut recipes. Happy National Doughnut Day!

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

I mean, who doesn't love blueberries? From breakfast to dessert, these blueberry recipes are berry phenomenal.

Treat Yourself To Pumpkin Desserts Recipe

Treat Yourself to Pumpkin Desserts

Kitchen Crew

It's pumpkin season! Everywhere I food shop, pumpkin, pumpkin everywhere. And you know what... that's OK with me. I love to eat anything pumpkin in the fall especially when it's...