Traditional Irish Farmhouse Soda Bread

by chef Nicola Zammit

Difficulty: Moderate
20 mins  Preparation 35 mins  Cooking
Irish soda bread is probably the most familiar bread in any Irish home, with recipes passed from generation to generation. A real simple bread to make but the perfect accompaniment to have with jam-smoked salmon and many other things, or simply on its own with a spread of butter. You can’t go wrong with this easy recipe that’s sure to delight.

Please preheat your oven to 190°C374°F

Weigh out all the ingredients, make sure all the utensils and baking tin are clean.
Metric US/Imperial
  • Sesame seeds -  15 g
  • Pumpkin seeds -  15 g
  • Sunflower seeds -  15 g
  • Eggs -  1 unit(s)
  • Buttermilk -  340 ml
  • Brown sugar -  30 g
  • Sunflower oil -  15 ml
  • Baking soda -  6 g
  • Wholemeal flour -  200 g
  • Plain flour -  250 g
Mixing bowl, scales, loaf / bread, spatula, measuring jug, whisk.
Weigh all ingredients, mix ingredients thoroughly together to ensure everything is evenly distributed. when the mix is placed into the bread tin gently tap the tin on an even surface to ensure that there is no air pockets and the mix is evenly distributed throughout the bread tin.
Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Sesame seeds.

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