Traditional Irish Treacle Bread
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- 500 g
- or 1lb plain flour (sieved)
- 2 Tbsp
- treacle also known as molasses in america .
- 1/2 pt
- butter milk or cows milk (approx)
- 2 tsp
- cream of tarter
- 1 tsp
- bread soda
- 2 oz
- raisins or sultanas
Add sufficient liquid to mix ,to a soft dough then onto a floured surface and lighting knead.
Shape into a round circle, place onto the flat baking sheet and make a cross on top of dough with a knife.
Treacle bread is a traditional Irish favourite.
When baked the bread will have a hallow sound if trapped on the base.
cool on wire tray for 5 minutes.