Sep 21, 2011

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Makes : 1 round loaf

You will need

1 cup (200 g) all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cooking soda (baking soda)
1 pinch salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoons raisins or sultanas
1 teaspoon butter
40 - 50 ml butter milk


Sieve flour, baking powder, cooking soda and salt. Sieve twice.

Mix sieved flour with sugar, butter, raisins or sultanas and make a soft dough with butter milk. Knead again make a soft round dough.

With a sharp knife, cut a 1/4 inch deep "X" across the top of the bread.

Preheat oven (OTG) at 220 * C or 425 *F (hot).

Keep the round dough on a well - greased baking tray and bake in the centre of the oven for about 20 - 25 minutes, or until golden color. Cool on a wire rack. Best combination is with butter.