Afriend of Ulster Weavers, Jessica Cunningham (@peoniesandpoodles) has created an easy recipe for Traditional Irish Wheaten Bread using our RHS Spring Floral and Oriental Birds Collections. This delicious and moist loaf is perfect for pairing with a warming Vegetable Soup or even a refreshing Goats Cheese Salad!

Jessica uses our kitchen textiles regularly while cooking and baking - she particularly enjoys using our new Micro-mitts, as they are small and light, making them super convenient. 

Serves 6

You will need:

2 large mixing bowls, a sift, a measuring jug, a teaspoon, a wooden spoon, a whisk, a bread tin, grease proof paper, micro-mitts/oven gloves and an oven.

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Ingredients

250g Wholemeal Flour
200g Plain White Flour
1 Teaspoon Baking Soda Powder
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar
2 Tablespoons Butter
1 Egg
350ml Buttermilk
1 Teaspoon maple syrup
1 Tablespoon seeds or porridge oats (Optional)

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Method: How to make Irish Wheaten Bread

1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees centigrade (fan).

2. In a large mixing bowl, add the wholemeal flour, plain flour, baking soda, and salt, then mix these together.

3. In a separate bowl, add the buttermilk, brown sugar, butter, maple syrup and one egg. Whisk together until smooth.

4. Gradually pour the wet mixture into the dry mixture, then use a wooden spoon to combine together. The mixture should be quite thick. 

5. Line a bread/loaf tin with greaseproof paper, and then slowly pour the batter in and smooth until evened out. 

6. Sprinkle some seeds or porridge oats over the top and bake for 45-50 minutes or until brown. (Tip! If you can insert a fork into the loaf and it comes out clean, it is ready!)

7. Remove the loaf from the oven using a pair of Ulster Weavers Double Oven Gloves, and leave to cool on a cooling rack.

8. Cut a slice, slather your Traditional Irish Wheaten Bread in butter and enjoy! :)  Mary Berry eat your heart out. 

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Yorkshire Terrier and Owner Baking Irish Wheaten Bread while using Ulster Weavers Kitchen Textiles

We are delighted that Jessica and her furry friends shared this scrumptious wheaten bread recipe with us! If you would like to see more from her, you can visit her Instagram page HERE.

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