This St Patrick's Day, Executive Pastry Chef Joanne Flaherty is delighted to share with you one of her favourite recipes Irish recipes for Guinness Brown Bread.
This delicious bread is traditionally served with Irish Stew or Seafood Chowder or simply enjoy with Kerrygold Butter washed down with a glass of Guinness!
Guinness Brown Bread
300g wholemeal flour
1/4 tsp salt
20g Kerrygold Butter
100 ml black treacle
1 1/4 tsp bread soda
1/14 tsp brown sugar
Preheat oven to 170o C
Weigh out all dry ingredients in a bowl and rub in the butter until it resembles fine breadcrumbs
Add milk, treacle, Guinness, mix to a wet sloppy batter
Divide the batter between 2 well greased 1lb loaf tins or 1 x 2 lb loaf tin, sprinkle on some oats or mixed seeds
Bake at 170o C for 40 minutes, remove from the overn and cool on a wire rack until needed.
Joanne's Guinness Brown Bread is also available to purchase at Alex Findlater Food & Wine Hall, OConnell St Limerick