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Mrs. Lawlor's Brown Bread

- Posted on: 10/03/2022 - $itemValue.title

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Mrs. Lawlor was known countrywide in the hotel and catering business since 1913. She had built a business that catered at the RDS Spring show, Horseshow, Punchestown, The Curragh and Galway Races. Her reputation was excellent and her business thrived. Long before the days of Women’s Liberation, Mrs. Lawlor was one of the country’s leading businesswomen, known not only in Co. Kildare but throughout the length and breadth of Ireland as a major catering enterprise.

Mrs. Lawlor’s Brown Bread recipe has been used for years here at Lawlor’s of Naas. We're going to show you how to make our famous brown bread below. Here is what you need:


Mrs Lawlor's Brown Bread

Makes 1 tin

375g extra coarse whole meal flour

1tsp bread soda

0.5 tsp sugar

Pinch of salt

1 egg

1 tbsp oil

330ml buttermilk

2 tsp wheat bran 

1 tsp wheat grain

Bake at 175°C for 55 mins