Irish Brown Bread Royal Hibernian Recipe

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, sugar, soda and salt. In a separate bowl beat eggs until frothy and add buttermilk. Combine milk mixture and softened butter with the flour mixture and beat with an electric mixer for 2 minutes. Add white flour gradually and turn dough out onto a floured board. Knead thoroughly. Divide dough in half and shape into 2 round balls. Flatten the tops slightly and, with a knife, cut an "X" about 1/2 inch deep. Put loaves on a greased cookie sheet or into 2 9x5-inch loaf pans. (For loaf pans, cut slash down center lengthwise.) Bake at 400 F for 50 minutes. Cool before cutting into thin slices.

Colorado Cache Cookbook (1978) From the collection of Jim Vorheis

Things You'll Need

  • 5c Whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/2c White flour
  • 1/3c Sugar
  • 2ts Sugar
  • 2ts Soda
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 1/4c Buttermilk
  • 1c Softened butter or margarine

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