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31st Mar 2020

No need to run to the shops: a recipe that will turn you into a bread making pro

Pass the jam and butter.

With all of us spending more time indoors than usual, there’s nothing like a bit of baking to pass the time.

Bread has become a particularly popular choice with those looking for something delicious to make.

If you’re on the lookout for a straight forward and tasty bread recipe then you can’t do better than this recipe for Porridge Bread.

If you’ve never baked bread before it’s a great recipe to start with. Before you know it you’ll be a bread making pro who’ll never have to worry about legging it to the shop again.

Ingredients wise you will need;

• 1 tub of Glenisk Organic Low-Fat Natural Yogurt 500g
• 360g of porridge oats
• 1 egg
• 3-4 tbsp milk or almond milk
• 2 tsp of bicarbonate of soda
• 1/2 tsp salt
• Optional: 1 cup of mixed nuts or seeds; Chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, walnuts, etc.


Preheat your oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4. Grease a standard loaf tin (2lbs/900g – 18.5cm x 11.5cm x 9cm) using butter or simply use parchment paper.

In a mixing bowl combine the Glenisk yogurt, egg, milk and bicarbonate of soda.

Stir in the oats, salt and cup of mixed nuts and seeds (if you so wish).

Ensure all ingredients are well blended into a doughy texture and then transfer mixture to loaf tin.

Cut a line down the centre of your loaf and sprinkle with a few nuts and seeds.

Place in the oven and cook for 45-55 minutes (depending on your oven).

Remove loaf from tin. Return to oven upside down and allow loaf to cook for 5 minutes more to make loaf crispy.

Insert skewer to ensure that inside of loaf is cooked before removing from oven and then leave to cool on a wire tray.

After it has cool enjoy it with your favourite spread.