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50Total Time
20Prep Time
30Bake Time
11lb loaf

Malted Brown Bread

Quick and easy

9 Reviews

  • Egg-Free Recipes
  • Vegetarian

About the bake

This Malted Brown bread is delicious served warm from the oven and slathered with butter. It also is the ideal bread to make a yummy Ploughman's sandwich.

Our easy-to-follow ten-step guide will help you bake this malted brown bread recipe in just 50 minutes, from prep to plate.

If you're new to bread making, check out our handy guide which details everything you need to know about baking bread.

50Total Time
20Prep Time
30Bake Time
11lb loaf


  1. Step 1:

    Put the flour, salt and yeast into a bowl.

  2. Step 2:

    Combine the water, honey and sunflower oil and add to the flour mixture.

  3. Step 3:

    Mix until you have a soft dough and then knead by hand for 10 minutes or use the dough hook on your stand mixer.

  4. Step 4:

    Turn out onto a floured surface and knead and form into a long oval. Place into a greased, 450g/1 lb loaf tin.

  5. Step 5:

    Cover with oiled clingfilm and set aside to rise for 1-2 hours or until doubled in size. The time may vary depending on the temperature of the room.

  6. Step 6:

    Preheat your oven to 220°c/200°c fan/Gas Mark 7.

  7. Step 7:

    Once your oven has reached full temperature, place your loaf in the oven and immediately reduce the heat to 200°c/180°c fan/Gas Mark 6.

  8. Step 8:

    Bake the loaf for 30 minutes.

  9. Step 9:

    When the loaf is cooked it will sound hollow when the base is tapped.

  10. Step 10:

    Leave the loaf to cool completely on a wire rack.


    • 475g Country grain bread flour
    • 1 tbsp Sunflower oil
    • 280ml Warm water
    • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 1 1/2 tsp Allinson's Easy Bake Yeast Sachet
    • 1 1/2 tsp Runny honey

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