Recipe courtesy of Harvard University Dining Services
This simple and delicious brown bread gets its hearty flavor from whole wheat flour.
Makes 1 loaf
- 3 cups coarse whole wheat flour
- ½ cup all-purpose white flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 3 cups buttermilk
- 2 tablespoons melted butter
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Sift and mix the flours, soda, salt and sugar. Add the buttermilk and mix thoroughly. Stir in the melted butter.
Lightly flour worktop. Make a dough round and cut a deep cross in the middle of the loaf.
Bake in 375°F oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until the bottom of the bread sounds hollow when knocked.
Nutritional information per serving (1/10th of loaf):
Calories: 200 ⁄ Protein: 7 g ⁄ Carbohydrate: 36 g ⁄ Fiber: 4 g ⁄ Sodium: 400 mg
Saturated fat: 2 g ⁄ Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g ⁄ Monounsaturated fat: 0 g
Trans fat: 0 g ⁄ Cholesterol: 10 mg
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