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Favorite Recipes: Brown Irish Soda Bread

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Name: Shannon O. (JPatterson)
Total Recipes: 3



Brown Irish Soda Bread

Dish: Bakery
Dish Type: Grains
Cooking Method: Baked
Diet: Low-fat
Difficulty: 4 / 10
Servings: approx. 12
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 30 to 40 min.

  • 3/4 cup - whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup - white flour
  • 1 Tbs. - wheat germ
  • 1 level tsp. - baking soda
  • 1 tsp. - salt
  • 1 - egg, beaten
  • 1 cup - buttermilk
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Combine the flour, wheat germ, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl. In a separate small bowl, mix together the egg and buttermilk. Add egg mixture to the dry ingredients and mix well.  If dough is too dry, add a bit more buttermilk until it becomes kneading consistency. Turn out onto a board, knead and shape into a round about 2 inches thick. Cut a deep cross across the top of the loaf. Place on a greased baking tin and dust the top of the loaf with flour, or sprinkle with a few whole oats. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, or until the base sounds hollow when tapped.
Is epecially good when served warm, with butter and orange marmalade!


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