Irish Brown Soda Bread132 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 45 min
- Ready In: 55 min
“This is the real thing! Because it must only be handled very lightly, it can never be made in a bread machine.” - by Andrea Doyle
Original recipe yields 4 - 10 ounce loaves
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Lightly grease two baking sheets.
- In a large bowl, stir together whole wheat flour, white flour, rolled oats, baking soda and salt. Gently mix in the buttermilk until a soft dough is formed. Knead very lightly. Divide dough into 4 pieces; form into rounded flat loaves. Mark each loaf with an 'X' and place on prepared baking sheets.
- Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 30 to 45 minutes.
Amount Per Serving (12 total)
- 206 cal
- 1.5 g
- 41.3 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (132)Rate This Recipe
"I had Irish Brown Soda Bread at an Irish restaurant in Cincinnati and thought it was delicious. I think that they may have sweetened their bread slightly, but I prefer not to have my bread sweetened. ..." See moreI have nothing else to compare this recipe to and assume by the comments from Andrea and another reviewer that this is quite authentic. My husband and I both enjoyed this bread quite well and I plan on making it again and again. I served it with whipped sweet butter and a dinner salad."
"This bread was so easy to make, & tasted great with the Irish stew we had on St Patrick's Day - I used the instant oats, & my second batch turned out better because I flattened out the loaves more - t..." See morehey really rise a lot, so need to start out at about one inch thick."
"At first I thought the dough was too gooey, but I stuck with the recipe, and the bread turned out great! My 5-year-old son gobbled up 3 pieces fresh out of the oven. And he's a very picky eater. It..." See more was even better the next day. This bread is not for people who like a light, fluffy bread. Our family has an Irish background, so this is just what we were looking for. Great with soup and salad. "
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