Malthouse Loaf

Preparation info
  • Makes


    Large Free-Form Loaf
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
The Pink Whisk Guide to Bread Making

By Ruth Clemens

Published 2013

  • About

A dark, grainy, malted bread – hearty and tasty. With a crisp crust and speckled with malted wheat flakes, this is definitely a show-stopper of a loaf.



  • 450 g (1 lb) strong malted grain bread flour
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. To make the dough place the flour, salt, sugar and yeast in a large mixing bowl and stir to combine. Make a well in the centre and add first the malt extract and then the water.

  2. Mix together in the bowl to form a rough dough. Turn out onto the work surface and knead for 10 minutes until smooth. It will be a little sticky to begin with but will b