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Simple and Tasty!


250g/9oz plain wholemeal flour

250g/9oz plain white flour

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 tsp salt

420ml/15fl oz semi skimmed milk soured with tsp of lemon juice

extra flour for dusting

Preparation method

Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

In a large bowl, mix together the two types of flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt.

Add the soured milk and mix until a sticky dough forms.

Lightly flour a work surface and tip the dough onto it.

Gently roll and fold the dough a couple of times to bring the mixture together. Do not knead.

Shape the dough into a ball. Flatten the ball gently with your hand. Score the dough with a deep cross dividing it into quarters. Dust the bread with flour.

Place onto a floured baking tray and bake for 30 minutes at 200C/400F/Gas 6. Tap the loaf to make sure you get a hollow sound, this is the best way to tell if is cooked.

Mmmmmmmm! Soda Bread

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Comment by james moy on October 14, 2013 at 12:37

Just what we need for Christmas, Plenty of Dough !

Comment by Rob Northall on October 15, 2013 at 12:29
Nice one Jimmy!
Comment by Catherine on December 10, 2013 at 20:01

Love  it.

Buttermilk also makes it lighter.

Comment by Rob Northall on December 10, 2013 at 20:45

Buttermilk wasn't available so I looked up a Substitute, can be Soured with a few drops of Vinegar if no Lemon avaiable, Just leave to stand for 10 mins.

ThanX for the Tip, always appreciated ;-)

Comment by jack colleton on October 19, 2014 at 22:32

shared on facebook and twitter.

Comment by jack colleton on August 17, 2016 at 13:53

I Love Soda Bread!  

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