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Molasses bread

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Molasses bread


  • In a mixer’s bowl add the water, yeast, molasses, cocoa powder, olive oil, honey, salt, 300 g of the whole-wheat flour, and beat with the hook attachment at medium speed, for 1 minute, until you get a uniform mixture. 
  • Slowly add the rest of the whole-wheat flour and the hard flour.
  • Beat for 5-7 more minutes until you get a smooth, slightly sticky dough.
  • Remove the bowl from the mixer and transfer the dough to a lightly greased bowl.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and leave it at room temperature for 1.5-2 hours, until the dough doubles in size.
  • Transfer the dough to your working surface that you’ve already lightly floured.
  • Knead the dough, divide it into 3 equal pieces, and shape 3 round loaves with them.
  • Transfer the loaves to a baking pan lined with parchment paper and make sure to place them apart. 
  • Cover with a dish towel and leave them at room temperature for 45-60 minutes, until they double in size.
  • Preheat the oven to 180οC (350ο F) set to fan. 
  • Score the loaves and bake them in the oven for 25 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the oven, brush the loaves with the butter, and sprinkle them with the oats. 
  • Bake in the oven for 5 more minutes.
  • Remove the loaves from the oven.
  • Place the loaves on a rack and let them cool for 20 minutes.
  • Cut the loaves into slices and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
13 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
7 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
9 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
17 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
7 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
15 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
16 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
9 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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