Wholesome wholegrain health bread

Wholesome wholegrain health bread (PHOTO: Drum)
Wholesome wholegrain health bread (PHOTO: Drum)
Prep Time: 30 MIN
Servings: Makes 3 loaves
Cooking Time: 1¼ HR
  • 250ml - 4 x buttermilk
  • 120g - bran
  • 320g - oats
  • 150g - raisins
  • 900g - stoneground wholewheat flour
  • 60ml - brown sugar
  • 10ml - salt
  • 750ml - water or milk
  • 20ml - bicarbonate of soda
  • 20ml - baking power
  • 500ml - sunflower seeds, toasted well
  • - sunflower, sesame and poppy seeds for sprinkling

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease three medium loaf tins with nonstick spray.

1 Mix all the dry ingredients well and add the raisins.

2 Mix the buttermilk and water or milk and add the dry ingredients. Mix well and spoon into the prepared baking tins.

3 Sprinkle the seeds over and bake for about 1¼ hours or until the bread makes a hollow sound when you knock against it. Cover the loaves for the last 20 minutes if they’re getting too dark on top.

4 Turn the bread out on a wire rack and leave to cool completely

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