Moist Brown Bread

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    18×3 4 inch

    loaf
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Real Irish Food

Real Irish Food

By David Bowers

Published 2014

  • About

This is like the luxury auto version of regular brown soda’s runabout car. It’s got a heap of extra bran in it, sometimes an egg, and either buttermilk or yogurt. All of us home bakers trying to make this are trying to emulate McCambridge’s, which has been purveying this dense and fragrantly wheaty bread since the 1930's. Their version is, fair enough, a trade secret, and if I could get McCambridge’s regularly in New York, I would never bake it myself again. Until that day comes, however, t