an image of buttermilk bread and butter and jam

Traditional Brown Bread

Recipe cooking time
1 Hour
Recipe cooking time
2 Loaf Tins


  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC/ 350ºF/ Gas Mark 4.
  2. Using a large mixer with the spade attachments, mix all the dry ingredients together for 2-3 mins.
  3. Pour in the Avonmore Buttermilk and continue to mix for another 4 minutes until everything has mixed evenly throughout.
  4. Grease 2 standard loaf tins with butter or oil. Spoon the mix into both tins until approximately 3/4 full.
  5. Bake on the middle shelf of your oven for 1hr, then turn the bread out onto a wire rack and leave to cool. Enjoy!

Cook times and temperatures vary, you may need to adjust in accordance with the manufacturer’s guidelines.


  • 640g Plain Flour
  • 340g Wholemeal Flour
  • 20g Oat Bran
  • 20g Wheat Bran
  • 1tsp Bread Soda
  • 1.5 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 870ml of Avonmore Buttermilk

Buttermilk Bread