Irish Guinness Brown Bread

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Irish Guinness Brown Bread
In Ireland, Guinness can be added to both savoury and sweet recipes such as Cakes and a variety of breads. Here it is used to make a very easy dark wholemeal bread. This tasty bread is delicious served with Kerrygold Irish butter which comes from cows milked on Ireland's green pastures. Baking is a wonderful family pastime and lots of Irish recipes get passed down through generations of granny’s and Irish mammies.
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the dry ingredients together.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine all the wet ingredients together.
  3. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and slowly start to pour the wet ingredients in, folding in the dry ingredients until evenly mixed.
  4. Line 2 loaf tins with parchment paper and divide mixture between them. Sprinkle with a few extra oats for decoration.
  5. Bake at 160C for 45 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool on a wire rack before slicing.
Recipe Notes

This is the perfect bread to bake to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! It is a lovely accompaniment to lunch or can be served as a snack or in a bread basket on the dinner table. Of course, Guinness is not just a stout loved by Irish People, it is also a brew that is enjoyed by many people all over the world.  In Ireland there are also other famous Irish stout brands – Murphys and Beamish and they can also be substituted for Guinness Irish stout in this recipe.

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