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!


Ingredients (Serves 10)

  • 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
 What you will need
  • Large loaf tin
  • Mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon


  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
 Serving suggestions

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

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