Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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Irish Soda Bread

Karen Feinen

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@Ganieda

This was the first bread recipe I ever baked, when I was a young teenager. It was easy, didn't need to sit and rise and it was yummy!


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Serves:

1 loaf

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
butter
4 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
salt
1-1 1/2 c
buttermilk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, cut butter into flour until consistency of cornmeal. Stir in soda and salt.
2
Beating constantly with large spoon or mixer, add enough buttermilk to form a firm ball.
3
Knead dough in bowl for several minutes, then form a ball.
4
On greased, lightly floured cookie sheet, with floured hands flatten dough to a circle 1 1/2" high. With floured knife, cut a cross 1/2" deep in center.
5
Bake in 425 degree oven 35 - 45 minutes or until top is golden brown and loaf sounds hollow when lightly tapped. Cool on rack.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Kosher, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom