Shelia’s Brown bread
250g strong white flour
half a tsp salt
half a tsp baking powder
1 tsp bread soda
250g Hearts Delight wheaten meal flour
2 handful wheat bran
1 handful wheat germ
1 handful oat bran
1 handful pinhead oatmeal
Mix white flour, wheaten meal flour, salt, bread soda, baking powder together and sieve well into bowl.
Add wheat bran, wheat germ, oat bran, pinhead oatmeal and mix well together lifting up to incorporate air to mixture.
Make a well in centre and add most of buttermilk, approx 450 ml mixing by hand.
Work quickly and form into round loaf shape.
Place on heated baking tray.
Place a cross on loaf and cook in preheated oven at Gas Mark 7, 220°C (425°F) for 40 mins.
Turn loaf over and cook for further 5 mins.
Loaf will be hollow in sound when tapped.
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