Irish Soda Bread Recipe

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Traditional Irish Soda Bread - nothing sweet, no eggs, no butter.

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Servings: 4-6


Cost per serving $0.45 view details


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Add the dry ingredients in a large bowl and stir to combine the baking soda and salt.
  3. Make a well in the center and add 1 cup of the buttermilk -- setting aside the remaining 1/2 cup.
  4. Stir in the dry ingredients and buttermilk with a wooden spoon until the milk is absorbed and then gradually add in the remaining milk until a soft dough is formed.
  5. The dough will quite sticky, you may have to add 1/4 cup more flour until it is workable.
  6. Sprinkle a little flour on your hands and counter and form the dough into a ball.
  7. Place it into an 8" inch cake pan that has been sprayed with pam.
  8. Wet a large knife and slice it almost half-way through the dough to make a large cross.
  9. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until it is lightly golden on the top and sounds hollow when tapped on the bottom.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 197g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 406  
Calories from Fat 15 4%
Total Fat 1.8g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.67g 3%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 1443mg 60%
Potassium 248mg 7%
Total Carbs 81.9g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 9%
Sugars 4.68g 3%
Protein 13.53g 22%
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  • Winelady Cooks
    Thanks Claudia. Yes, it is delicious toasted which I had for breakfast for a few days.

    I've cooked/tasted this recipe!


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