Traditional Brown Soda Bread

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Traditional Brown Soda Bread

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A great traditional brown bread recipe from one of Ireland’s top food writers Máirín UíChomain.

Mairin

Ingredients

  • 110g plain flour
  • 350g wholemeal flour
  • 300ml sour milk or buttermilk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp bread soda

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/gas mark 6.
  2. Grease a flat baking tray.
  3. Sieve the flour, salt and bread soda in a bowl, then mix in the flour thoroughly.
  4. Make a well in the centre of the flour, pour in the milk and mix from the centre out to make a soft dough.
  5. Turn out on to a floured board and knead until smooth underneath. Turn the smooth side up and flatten to a round 5cm thick.
  6. Place the dough on a baking tray and cut a cross n the top. Bake for 40 minutes or until the bread gives a hollow sound when the base it tipped. Cool on wire rack.
  7. Note: one table spoon of ban, wheat germ or oatmeal may be added to the dry ingredients for extra roughage.
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