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350g/12oz Odlums Coarse Wholemeal

25g/1oz Odlums Wheat Bran

1 tablespoon Brown Sugar

Pinch of Salt

1 teaspoon Shamrock Bread Soda (sieved)

1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil

300ml / ½ pint Milk

125g Carton Yoghurt (Natural or Hazelnut)


    1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Grease a 900g/2lb loaf tin.
    2. Put wholemeal, wheat bran, sugar, salt and sieved bread soda into a mixing bowl and mix well together.
    3. Add the oil, milk and yoghurt and stir until well blended. Mixture will be quite “wet”.
    4. Transfer to the prepared tin and bake for 45 minutes – 1 hour. Bread is baked when tapped underneath and it has a hollow sound.
    5. Wrap in a clean tea towel and allow to cool.
    6. Bread cuts better if left until the next day.


Sprinkle Odlums Oatflakes or sesame seeds on top of dough before baking,  or mix the following in with the dry ingredients :

  • 50g/2oz Shamrock Apricots (chopped)
  • 80g Packet Shamrock Chopped Walnuts
  • 1 Tablespoon of Sunflower Seeds