Irish Guinness Brown Bread
This Irish Guinness Brown Bread contains no yeast and just needs to be stirred together and baked! Perfect for breakfast or serving alongside stew!
- 1 cup quick cooking oats (not instant), plus more for sprinkling
- 2 and 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2 and 1/4 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 11-12 ounces Guinness beer (1 bottle), room temperature
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 5 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for the pan
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Preheat oven to 425°F and butter a 9 x 5 bread pan, set aside.
- In one bowl, add the oats, whole wheat and all-purpose flours, brown sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Whisk to combine.
- In another bowl, add the beer, buttermilk, melted butter and vanilla. Whisk to combine.
- Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients, stir until fully mixed. Batter will be wet.
- Pour the batter into the prepared bread pan, sprinkle more oats on top. Place in oven and then turn oven temperature down to 400°F. Bake for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
- Remove bread from pan and allow to cool on a cooling rack completely before slicing.
Adapted from Ina Garten's "Cooking for Jeffrey"
Recipe by Fox and Briar at https://www.foxandbriar.com/irish-guinness-brown-bread/