Irish Soda Bread
A delicious yeast-free bread that's quick and simple to make.
Servings: 12 slices
- 4 cups plain flour (all-purpose flour)
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon bicarb soda
- 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 2 tablespoons butter (that's equivalent to 30 grams)
- 420 mls buttermilk (or use 400ml of fresh milk and top up with 20ml of lemon juice or white vinegar)
Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius (fan-forced).
Sift dry ingredients into a mixing bowl.
Chop butter and rub into dry ingredients.
Add as much of the buttermilk as you need to form a firm dough, stirring the milk in with a bread knife.
Knead gently on a floured surface and shape into a round about 17cm in diameter.
Place onto a greased tray and cook for 40 minutes.
Remove from oven and place on a cooling rack.
Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 339mg | Potassium: 133mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 116IU | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 2mg