Irish Soda Bread V

Irish Soda Bread V


"This is the real thing! You can use an egg and slightly less milk for a different texture. It is also possible to use water instead of milk and buttermilk, but this makes a much denser loaf."


1 h servings 144 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 144 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 1.5 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 5.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 229 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, sift together all-purpose flour, salt and baking soda. Add whole wheat flour and sugar; stir to combine. In a separate bowl, mix together buttermilk, milk and oil.
  3. Add milk mixture to flour mixture; mix just until combined. Divide dough in half and form into two round, flat loaves. Place loaves on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and bake for an additional 25 to 30 minutes, until golden brown.
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  1. 46 Ratings


this recipe produced two fine loaves of very flavorful bread Prep couldn't have been easier...a good project for kids. It had the "bite" from the soda and the buttermilk that makes the bread so...

this had really good flavor, except, being the ignorant 15 year old cook that I am, I wasn't expecting it to be like a flat bread. I had wanted to make a loaf og bread but thats ok it still came...

Five stars for simplicity. I used all-purpose white and special-for-bread whole wheat flour and this turned out great. Used fake buttermilk - 1 tbsp vinegar for each cup milk and let sit 10 mi...

Thank Jesus and Mary - finally a real Irish recipe without the usual American dump-truckful of added white sugar.

Excellent! This bread tastes exactly as I remember it in Ireland; great warm with butter and jam. Easy to make. Thanks for sharing it.

Pretty good, but I was hoping for something that rivaled the "Katie O'Reilly" brand that is sold in stores around St. Patrick's day and has very similar ingredients. I added an egg to help hold ...

Holy YUM!! This bread is so incredibly delicious - I've been thinking about it all day! I've neither had nor made this before, but it's my mum's favourite so I whipped it up last night. So easy ...

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed this, it goes great with any kind of thick soup or stew! The bread didn't seem to rise enough, although maybe that was just's good though!

Because the recipe allows for some variation, I used some coconut milk that I had sitting around. I also added cinnamon and 1/4 t extra baking soda. The bread turned out great.