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**

Directions 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
2
Preheat 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
3
Turn 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