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Here's the recipe for Avoca's famous brown bread recipe. Enjoy :)
200g white flour
300g coarse brown flour
100g mixed seeds (sunflower, poppy, sesame, linseed, pumpkin), keep back 10g to sprinkle on top of bread
3tbsp of bran
2tbsp of wheatgerm
2 heaped tsp baking powder
1 level tsp salt
600 – 900ml milk
Makes 1 loaf
Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Add the treacle and stir in enough of the milk to give a moist but not sloppy mixture.
Place in a well oiled 900g loaf tin and bake in a oven preheated to 200°c/400°F/gas mark 6 for 20 mins until risen.
Reduce the heat to 170°c/325°F/gas mark 3 and bake for a further hour.
Run a knife around the tin and ease the bread out. If it sounds hollow when tapped at the bottom it is cooked, if not, return it to the over for 10-15 mins. Don’t worry about putting the bread back in the tin for this, just turn it upside down and put it directly on the shelf.
For more great recipe ideas see the Avoca website