Category: Bread Machine Recipes

Brown Bread

Makes: 1 x 900 g bread
300 ml Cold Water (1¼ cup)
10 ml Salt (2 tsp)
30 ml Sugar (2 tbsp)
60 g Margarine (4 tbsp) (cut into pieces)
500 g Brown bread flour (4 x 250 ml / 4 cups)
7 g Anchor Instant Yeast (1 stick pack)
  1. Remove the pan from the bread machine.
  2. Make sure the paddle is in position and secure.
  3. Place the cold water, salt, sugar and margarine into the pan.
  4. Add the flour and insert the pan into the bread machine.
  5. Make a shallow well in the flour and add the Anchor Instant Yeast
  6. Switch the machine on and press menu 1 – Basic setting.
  7. Select 900 g/1 lb/1.5 lb size loaf and medium colour settings.
  8. Check selections and press start.
  9. When the cycle is complete, remove pan and cool for 10 minutes. Turn out onto wire rack and allow to cool.


For a lighter texture, a combination of brown bread flour and cake flour can be used. Use equal quantities of each.