Guinness bread recipe, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!



Imagine taking a well-deserved break on St. Patrick’s Day with a piece of fresh Guinness bread and a piping hot cup of tea? Paradise!

The Guinness Bread Recipe, straight from the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, Ireland, does enough for a bread, but we’re willing to bet you’ll be making a few loaves of this delicious treat before St. Patrick’s Day.

(Can we recommend that you prepare a few bundles to give to your friends as a delicious surprise for St. Patrick’s Day?)

Fresh out of the oven, this Guinness bread tastes great on its own, but the pros at Guinness Storehouse recommend serving it with a slice of Irish butter, or even with smoked salmon.

However you serve it, this Guinness bread will be a welcome addition to any St. Patrick’s Day celebrations!

Guinness Bread Recipe from Guinness Storehouse in Dublin


  • 600g wholemeal flour
  • 150g plain flour
  • 75g oatmeal
  • 2.5 teaspoons of bread soda
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2.5 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 40g butter
  • 480 ml milk
  • 200 ml black molasses
  • ½ pint of Guinness on tap


Step 1. Mix the butter with all the dry ingredients until the dough develops the consistency of breadcrumbs,

Step 2. Add the milk, black molasses and Guinness Draft.

Step 3. Mix until you get a wet paste.

Step 4. Bake in a buttered loaf pan for 40 to 45 minutes at 170 ° C in a preheated oven.

Step 5. Enjoy it!

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