Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Irish Soda Bread


All Purpose Flour (Maida) - 450gms
Buttermilk - 400ml
Salt - 1 tsp
Baking Soda - 1 tsp
Fat for greasing the cake tin


  1. Sift together salt, baking soda and all purpose flour twice together.
  2. Preheat the oven to 220 degrees C.
  3. Grease an 8" round cake tin.
  4. Take the sifted flour in a mixing bowl.
  5. Make a well in centre of the flour and pour the buttermilk into the well.
  6. Mix well using your hands. The dough should be soft but not sticky.
  7. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and mix very gently.
  8. Shape the dough into an 8" round.
  9. Place it on a greased cake tin and make a cross mark on the top of the dough.
  10. Bake at 220 degrees C for nearly 30 minutes.To test if the bread is cooked, tap the bottom of the tin and it should sound hollow.
  11. Remove the the tin from the oven and let it cool down briefly.
  12. Cut and serve warm or toasted.
  13. Since this bread dries out quickly, it is good only for 2 - 3 days.


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