Seeded Brown Bread

Preparation info
  • Makes


    1 kg
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

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If you are busy during the day, make up this dough within minutes in the morning, leave it all day in a cool place to rise, then put the risen dough into the oven when you get home. Or you can mix the dough before you go to bed and have freshly baked hot bread for breakfast.


  • Soft butter or margarine
  • 1 kg (2 lb) strong wholemeal flour
  • 500


Smear three 1 kg (2 lb) loaf tins very generously with soft butter. Combine the flours and yeast in a large bowl, then stir in the salt, 4 tablespoons bran and all the seeds, reserving some sesame an