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Brown Soda bread with mixed seeds

About this Recipe

This is a recipe I’ve been meaning to post for a while. Its been a staple in our house since covid landed on our doorstep. Its simple, easy and very comforting. Exactly what we need at a time like this.

If you don’t have the seeds that are listed in the ingredients below feel free to experiment.

Fennel, cumin or caraway would also be a very tasty addition along with any kind of nut.

I change it up all the time to suit what’s in my kitchen.

You can’t go wrong.


  • 275g Coarse wholemeal Flour
  • 80g Strong white flour
  • 1 tsp Bread soda
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Brown sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 280ml Butter milk
  • 30g Linseeds
  • 30g Pumpkin seeds
  • 30g Sunflower seeds

Preheat oven to 190.

In a large bowl mix all your dry ingredients.

In a separate bowl whisk the egg and milk together.

Combine all ingredients together and mix well. Your dough will be a wet consistency.

Line a bread tin with baking parchment and add your dough.

Place in the centre of the oven and bake for 50-60 mins
Turn out bread onto a wire rack and leave to cool.