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Wholemeal bread

 19 ratings

Prep Time:10 mins

Cooking Time:60 mins

Serves:10 Adults


Wholemeal bread

High in fibre, this brown bread will keep you fuller for longer and will slowly release energy to keep you going throughout the day!

About this recipe

This recipe was adapted from 101+ Square Meals


  • 425g / 1lb of wholemeal flour
  • 1 dessertspoon of wheat-germ
  • 1 dessertspoon of bran
  • 275ml / ½ pint of buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon of bread soda
  • 1 teaspoon of brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of polyunsaturated oil
  • 1 medium egg


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4
  2. Mix all the ingredients well together
  3. Then pour the lot into a lightly oiled loaf tin
  4. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 15 minutes
  5. Reduce heat to 150°C / 300°F / Gas Mark 2 and bake for a further 40 minutes

What you will need

  • Large loaf tin
  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

One of these 77g slices will provide you with 2 servings of starchy food

"Wholemeal foods are the best energy providers for your body, so the more active you are the more you need."

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