Did you say Guinness bread? We are all ears!

With Saint Patrick's Day just around the corner, we want to celebrate all things Irish, including food and drink.

And among the many delights made on our beloved soil, Guinness has to be at the top of the list. 

But did you know that stout was a great ingredients to use in cooking? Alongside Beef and Guinness stew and Guinness chocolate cake, this tasty Guinness bread is a real treat for the whole family and will only take you minutes.


Guinness bread


  • 300g wholemeal flour
  • 75g plain flour
  • 45g oats
  • 1 ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 15g butter
  • 250ml milk
  • 100g black treacle
  • 150ml Guinness


1. Place all the dry ingredients in a bowl and whisk.

2. Place the butter, milk and black treacle in a small saucepan over medium to low heat. Allow the butter to melt and the treacle to dissolve.

3. Remove from the heat and add the Guinness. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined and pour into a greased and floured loaf tin.

4. Heat the oven to 180°C. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, remove from the tin and bake for a further 5 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack. Serve with a generous helping of butter!

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