275g/10oz Odlums Coarse Wholemeal

150g/5oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour

Pinch of Salt

2 Teaspoon Baking Powder

400ml/12oz Can Beer

2 Tablespoons Shamrock Maple Syrup

2 Dessertspoons Caraway Seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C/Gas 4. Grease a 900g/2lb loaf tin well.
  2. In a small saucepan warm the beer, maple syrup and caraway seeds.
  3. Mix together the remaining ingredients, pour the warm ingredients into the flour mixture and mix it up quickly.
  4. Quickly transfer to prepared tin, make a cut down the centre and bake for about 30 minutes until risen and when tapped underneath it has a hollow sound. Remove from oven and wrap in a clean tea towel until cooled.


Note: Mixture may also be put into greased muffin tins to make a crusty roll. They will bake in about 15 minutes