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Wholemeal Bread

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Category: Scottish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/4 lb Wholemeal flour
  • 1 1/8 lb White flour
  • 2 oz Melted butter
  • 1/2 pt Tepid milk
  • 1 oz Yeast; (about 2 tbsps)
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1/4 pt Tepid water
  • 1 pn Sugar


Warm mixing basin, put in sifted flours, mix well, add butter.

Mix yeast with sugar, add tepid water and milk.

Make a well in flour, pour in liquid.

Use wooden spoon to mix to a smooth dough, add salt gradually.

Cover with a cloth, leave in warm place until size doubles, about 1 hour.

Remove from bowl, knead well on floured board until soft, not sticky.

Divide in two, shape into leaves, put into greased tins, fill to about

If making a round or 'cottage' loaf, the tins are not needed.

Cover, leave again in warm place for about 3/4 hour.

When dough rises to near top of pans it is ready to bake.

Bake in oven at 400øF (205øC) for 10 minutes.

Lower heat to 350øF (180øC), bake for about 35 minutes.

If properly cooked, loaf will sound hollow when tapped on bottom.

For white bread use 6 cups white flour, 1 cup mixed tepid milk and water.

Makes 2 loaves.

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