IRISH SODA BREAD BY SALLYE

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

A hearty bread to serve at any meal. This may or may not be an authentic recipe; my grandmother was full blood Irish.


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Serves:
4-5
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 Tbsp
butter. softened
2-1/2 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
sea salt
3/4 c
buttermilk**

Step-By-Step

1**If you don't have buttermilk, add 1 teaespoon vinegar to regular milk, and set aside for 10 minutes, then you can use as buttermilk

2Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Grease cookie sheet

Mix flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt in large bowl

Cut butter into flour mixture using pastry blender (or crisscrossing 2 knives) until mixture resembles fine crumbs.

Stir in just enough milk so dough leaves side of bowl

3Turn dough onto lightly floured surface. Knead 1-2 minutes until smooth

Shape into round loaf about 6-½ inch in diameter.

Place on cookie sheet.

Cut an X shape about ½ inch deep through top of loaf with floured knife

Bake 35-45 minutes or until golden brown. Brush top with butter

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Irish