Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread


This bread can be made up quickly and is a great addition to a hearty meal. Irish Soda Bread was a staple in many families and is a frugal option when needing to stretch the budget.

Cut X in top of loaf and place in circular cake pan. Cover with second cake pan upside-down.


Irish Soda Bread

  • 4 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 3/4 Cups Buttermilk
  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Make a well in the flour mixture and add buttermilk.
  4. Stir to combine. I use my hands once it comes together.
  5. Remove from bowl with floured hands and pace on floured surface. Knead 5 or 6 times.
  6. Form into a ball and place in round cake pan (lightly greased, unless non stick or silicone).
  7. Place a second pan over top of first making a dome around your dough.
  8. Bake for 25 minutes, covered, remove the top pan and bake uncovered for another 10 minutes or until the crust is dark golden brown.

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