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Buckwheat Bread Recipe

Buckwheat bread is a healthy and delicious dark bread, with a bit of nutty flavor.

Buckwheat Nutrition

Buckwheat seed is very rich in nutrients, mineral salts and vitamins. It contains plenty of potassium, phosphor, calcium, magnesium, sodium, iron, and almost all B group vitamins.


  • 450 g/1 lb buckwheat flour
  • 1 kg/1.1 lb strong white bread flour
  • 40 g/1.4 oz fresh yeast
  • ½ l/2.2 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tbsp salt


Heat the milk, then slowly add the buckwheat flour stirring constantly. Leave it to cool.

Dissolve the yeast in ½ cup warm water and add 1 teaspoon flour and sugar. Mix the ingredients, then leave for 10 minutes.

Mix white bread flour with ½ l /2.2 cups warm water and add butter, salt and the yeast mixture. Leave for 30 minutes and then add the buckwheat flour mixture into it.

Knead the mixture well and leave in a warm place for 20 minutes.

Knead the dough again for a few minutes and leave for another 20 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 200° C/400° F and bake for 45 minutes.

Health Benefits of Buckwheat

Buckwheat bread is a fruity bread, very useful in treatment of many health related complications. The fruit of the buckwheat is harvested and eaten.

Diet containing buckwheat is found to be very useful in the treatment of high blood pressure.

Buckwheat flour is commonly known as buckwheat. It is very nutritious and very much in demand all around the world. Asians love it very much.

It is extremely rich in nutritious elements and phytochemcials which work as antioxidants against severe health related complications. It is also very rich in other nutritious elements such as fiber and vitamins.

It comprises higher amount of proteins which makes it perfect food for vegetarians. Magnesium present in buckwheat is quite helpful for diabetic patients as it has ability for lowering blood glucose level in the body to a great extent.

Buckwheat is gluten free.

It can be grown easily as it adapts to poor growing conditions and matures very fast. It can also be boiled or steamed in making porridge and puddings.

The buckwheat can be blended and packed for sale in the markets around the world. The bran of the buckwheat flour is very fibrous and provides the color and denseness to the flour.

It is also used to make pancakes and soba noodles, muffins, and biscuits.

It is advisable to store buckwheat bread in a cool place because it is more susceptible to turn rancid under warm temperature. It is always best to kept it in refrigerator so that the bread remains edible for a longer time.


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