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Irish Soda Bread
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7 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 1HR

Irish Soda Bread

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This is a traditional loaf of soda bread with flour, salt, buttermilk, and baking soda, perfect for weekend baking.
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Alexandra's Kitchen
Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
http://www.alexandracooks.com/
This is a traditional loaf of soda bread with flour, salt, buttermilk, and baking soda, perfect for weekend baking.
1HR
Total Time
$1.08
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Salt
2 tsp
Baking Soda
1 tsp
Baking Soda
Egg
1
Buttermilk
1 3/4 cups
Butter
2 Tbsp
Butter, melted
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
605
Fat
12.0 g
Protein
18.0 g
Carbs
103.8 g
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Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
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step 1
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
step 2
Whisk together All-Purpose Flour (4 cups), Salt (2 tsp), Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp), and Baking Soda (1 tsp).
step 2 Whisk together All-Purpose Flour (4 cups), Salt (2 tsp), Granulated Sugar (1 Tbsp), and Baking Soda (1 tsp).
step 3
Make a well in the center of the flour mixture, add the Egg (1), and beat with a fork to incorporate slightly. Add the Buttermilk (1 3/4 cups), followed by the Butter (2 Tbsp) and stir with a rubber spatula until combined. Mixture will be sticky.
step 3 Make a well in the center of the flour mixture, add the Egg (1), and beat with a fork to incorporate slightly. Add the Buttermilk (1 3/4 cups), followed by the Butter (2 Tbsp) and stir with a rubber spatula until combined. Mixture will be sticky.
step 4
Grease a 9 to 10 inch cast iron skillet with butter. Set aside.
step 5
Lightly flour your hands and sprinkle a little flour over the sticky dough ball. use your hands to scrape the dough from the sides of the bowl and to quickly shape the mass into a ball, kneading lightly if necessary. Transfer to prepared skillet.
step 5 Lightly flour your hands and sprinkle a little flour over the sticky dough ball. use your hands to scrape the dough from the sides of the bowl and to quickly shape the mass into a ball, kneading lightly if necessary. Transfer to prepared skillet.
step 6
Sprinkle with a teensy bit more flour. Use a sharp knife to make an X across the top of the dough ball. Place in oven and bake for 35-40 minutes or until lightly golden and bottom sounds hollow when tapped.
step 6 Sprinkle with a teensy bit more flour. Use a sharp knife to make an X across the top of the dough ball. Place in oven and bake for 35-40 minutes or until lightly golden and bottom sounds hollow when tapped.
step 7
Remove from oven, transfer to cooling rack, and let cool for 15 minutes before slicing.
step 7 Remove from oven, transfer to cooling rack, and let cool for 15 minutes before slicing.
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Breakfast
American
Brunch
Comfort Food
Bread
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
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