Irish Soda BreadFrom jo_jo_ba 8 years ago
- 3 cups whole wheat flour shopping list
- 1 cup all-purpose flour shopping list
- 1/4 cup sugar shopping list
- 1 tbsp baking powder shopping list
- 1 tsp baking soda shopping list
- 1 tsp salt shopping list
- 4 Tbsp butter or margarine shopping list
- 1 1/2 cups buttermilk shopping list
- 1 egg shopping list
- optional: shopping list
- 1 cup currants, raisins or other dried fruit shopping list
How to make it
- Mix the flours, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a large bowl.
- Cut the butter into the flour mixture until it gets to a coarse mealy texture
- Seperately, mix the buttermilk and egg until well beaten.
- Mix wet mixture into the dry ingredients until very well combined. The dough will be very sticky, add no more than 1/4 cup flour extra if necessary.
- Add in the optional ingredients, if using.
- Turn the dough out onto a floured board and knead until smooth (about 10 minutes).
- Divide dough in half and shape into two flattened rounds. Place each in an ungreased 8-inch cake tin and press down slightly.
- Cut a cross in the top of each loaf.
- Bake 40 minutes in a 375 degree oven, cool on wire racks.
- **Note: If using this recipe to make a savoury loaf (ie. cheese & herb, etc) decrease sugar to 2 tbsp**
The Cookjo_jo_ba Oshawa, CA
The Rating8 people
You got another 1 but I have your back Jomystic_river1 in Bradenton loved it
Made this last night and it was delicious. Still moist today for lunch. Very quickanninsa in MERRIVALE KZN loved it
not the first time I've cooked soda-bread, but this was a real winner! I am eating a hunk of it hot from the oven as I type, 5 stars for this recipe!mpk588 in Colchester loved it
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