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Brown Bread Recipe

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Struggle with making bread, find it hard with all the kneading, just want it down and not have to wait for it raise gain and again.  Then this recipe for brown bread is for you.

Not only is it a great tasting snack its not a bad option for breakfast rather than white slice bread. It taste so much better and full of flavour. This recipe is one of my favourite go to for a quick snack, I love it straight out of the oven with homemade butter. No better snack then this.

For the recipe on how you can make your own super easy butter check it out here.

The other great thing about this bread and I love this especially when I’m tried,  is that there is no kneading required and you don’t have to wait for any raising periods, its a one bowl mix that can be done by hand. Super easy.

Simplest Recipe for those unexpected guest

To make the brown bread all you need is a few ingredients that you mix all together and then bake. You’ll have all the ingredients you need in your pantry, no special trip to the shops needed. Which is why this is such a great go to recipe for those unexpected guest and you need a snack to share.

All you need is:

  • Self-Raising Whole Wheat Flour
  • Plain flour
  • Brown Sugar
  • treacle ( or golden syrup/maple syrup) what ever you have in the pantry even molasses will work
  • egg
  • buttermilk, if you dont have butter milk normal every day milk will work just as well
  • Salt
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Nuts (Optional)

Easy and quick brown bread to make

Don’t forget to check out the video below for a step by step guide on how you can make the super simple brown bread today. And don’t forget to share with us in the comments your go to snack for when those unexpected guest pop in.

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Brown Bread

Super easy and simple recipe with all the taste
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: Bread, Brown Bread,, Snack
Author: Homebasics101


  • 125 g Wholemeal Self Raising Flour Sifted
  • 190 g Plain Flour Sifted
  • 1 Egg Beaten
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 425 ml Butter Milk or full cream milk
  • 80 g Nuts optional
  • 20 g Brown Sugar
  • 10 g Salt adjust this to your own taste
  • 1 Tbsp Treacle or golden syrup or maple syrup


  • Preheat Oven to 150 degrees
  • Sift flours and salt into a bowl mix
  • add in all other ingredients
  • mix well until mixture is smooth with a wooden spoon
  • if your adding in nuts now is the time to add in and mix well
  • place in a lined loaf tin
  • bake for 15 minutes covered at 150 degrees
  • uncover and back for another 35-40 minutes at 140 degrees





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