You won't find a more Irish recipe for homemade brown bread than this one from Guinness. Scroll down for the video, and prepare your taste buds for absolute delight. 


2 ½ cups whole wheat flour

2/3 cup plain white flour

1/3 cup oatmeal

2 ½ teaspoons baking soda

2 ½ tablespoons brown sugar

3 tablespoons unsalted butter

2 ¼ cups milk

1 cup blackstrap molasses

½ pint Guinness Draught beer


*Preheat your oven to 350°F

-In a mixing bowl, combine whole wheat flour, plain flour, oatmeal, baking soda and brown sugar.

-Add the butter and rub through the mix.

-Add the milk, blackstrap molasses and Guinness and mix together.

-The bread mix should be wet; pour it into a prepared bread pan.

-Bake bread at 350°F for 45 minutes or until the bread is cooked.

-Test the center with a skewer and if it comes out dry then it is cooked.

-Serve with some dill, cream cheese and smoked salmon.