Traditional Irish soda bread is by far my favourite recipe with a beautiful crust. So quick, No yeast, pantry-friendly and requires only minimal ingredients!
Irish Soda Bread
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What is Irish Soda Bread?
Soda Bread is a variety of quick bread traditionally made with baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) used as a leavening agent instead of traditional yeast.
Substitute for Buttermilk:
Buttermilk gives you a flavour to this bread, so you can’t be left out. For every cup of buttermilk, Take 1 cup of milk and 2 tbs of lemon juice/white vinegar. Mix and let it be for 20 to 30 mins in room temperature, before you use it.
Can i make Eggless Irish Soda Bread?
Yes, we can omit egg for this recipe, just increase the amount of butter milk to 1/2 cup and follow the method.
What is the best way to eat Irish Soda bread?
The classic way of eating Irish soda bread is with Butter. This can be served warm or lightly toasted. Serve with mixed fruit jam or citrus marmalade. Serve a slice with stew Make a sandwich
How do you keep Irish soda bread fresh?
This Irish soda bread can dry out quickly, so tightly wrapped in aluminium foil or plastic wraps for 4 to 5 days. You can freeze unto 2 months and thaw and reheated as desired.
How do you know when the soda bread is done?
The crust should be dry, firm and deep golden brown and the bread will sound hollow when it’s done!
Variations you can make to the Irish soda bread:
You can add 1/2 cup of dried fruits like raisins, currants to the dough.
How to make Irish Soda Bread with Step By Step Pictures: