Cat Lane Bakery was built in 1906 and has seen many incarnations, (most recently as The Real Bread Bakehouse which provided "real bread" for many years to the wholefoods sector in Sheffield and the wider region.) Beanies took over the lease for the bakery in 2009 and we have been producing quality artisan breads from organic stoneground flours from Mount Pleasant Windmill in Kirton in Lindsey and Shipton Mill.
Our breads are made using a slow fermentation process and often we incorporate some of our sourdough starter into the recipes to add to the flavour and sometimes as the only raising agent. Overnight the dough is allowed to ferment and rise in a cool environment. This produces lactic acid in the dough which helps flavour to develop and also improves the keeping qualities. Much of our bread is made from 100% British flour. We avoid the use of any flour improvers or added saturated fats or other additives. The majority of loaves are suitable for vegans.
We aim to make great bread available across Sheffield and the surrounding region... you can also buy Cat Lane bread at these other outlets:
PJ Taste is using our fantastic ciabattas and Campagne for their sandwiches. We provide Tamper Coffee with our Campagne, fruit and date scones, and our very own bagels.
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A traditional teatime malt loaf with luscious fruits and a dark treacle undertone.
A traditional hearty loaf made from 100% wholemeal flour