Buttermilk Honey Wholemeal Bread

Buttermilk Honey Wholemeal Bread


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About this recipe: Buttermilk gives this wholemeal loaf fantastic flavour, and it's slightly sweet thanks to a touch of honey. Enjoy warm straight from the oven with lashings of butter, or toasted the next day.

Tom Denney

Serves: 12 

  • 2 1/2 teaspoons dried active baking yeast
  • 125g wholemeal flour
  • 250g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 350ml buttermilk, at room temperature

Prep:2min  ›  Cook:3hr  ›  Ready in:3hr2min 

  1. Combine the yeast, wholemeal flour, plain flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt, honey, oil and buttermilk into pan of a bread machine.
  2. If baking in bread machine use medium temperature setting.
  3. If baking in an oven, use manual or dough cycle to knead dough. Remove from bread maker, and place in a greased loaf tin. Let rise until doubled in size. Bake in a preheated 180 C / Gas 4 oven for 25 minutes, or until bottom of loaf sounds hollow when tapped.

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Didn't work the ingredients are wrong a thin liquid is produced with these quantities not a dough I had to increase the flour by another 400g - 08 Jul 2014

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