Recipe: Guinness Treacle Bread

Serves: 4 

Prep:10 mins 

Cooking:50 mins 

Guinness treacle bread 

  • 250g wholemeal flour 
  • 60g plain flour 
  • 1 tsp bread soda 
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 100g treacle 
  • 60g porridge oats 
  • 1 tsp brown sugar 
  • 30g butter 
  • 100ml Guinness 
  • 200ml milk 
  • 1 tbsp porridge to sprinkle on top 


  • Preheat your oven to 180°C/160°C fan.  
  • Grease and dust a 2lb loaf tin and set aside. 
  • In a small bowl, add the butter and treacle and melt in the microwave and set aside to cool slightly. 
  • Into a bowl, mix the melted treacle and butter with the remaining wet ingredients and whisk to combine.  
  • To this add the dry ingredients and mix. 
  • Spoon into the prepared tin, sprinkle some porridge oats on top. 
  • Place in into the preheated oven and bake for 50 mins. 
  • Once baked, carefully remove from the tin and pop on a wire rack to cool.