A delicious take on classic soda bread, wholesome and full of wholegrain goodness.
Sift the plain flour, salt & bicarbonate of soda into a mixing bowl. Stir in the whole-meal flour and oat flakes. Make a well in the middle and add the buttermilk blended with the honey.
Mix together to make a soft dough. Knead on a lightly floured surface for 2-3 minutes until smooth.
Shape into a 20cm/8(in) circle and place on an oiled baking sheet. Cut a deep cross on top of the dough then brush with milk. Bake in a preheated oven at 200*c/Fan oven 180*c/ Gas mark 6 for 30-35 minutes until risen, lightly browned & hollow sounding when tapped underneath.Transfer to a wire rack to cool.