Pioneer Irish Soda Bread

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by alabtu

I haven't tried this yet, but got this recipe from one of my kids history books, 'Pioneer Recipes', a 'Historic Communities' series. Here is the books description: 'This bread is quick and easy to make. It will give you a taste of the kind of bread Irish settlers offered their visitors. You can replace milk and vinegar with 1/2 C buttermilk.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. 1. Add vinegar to milk and set aside.
  3. 2. Mix together flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
  4. 3. Rub in butter with your fingertips.
  5. 4. Add milk mixture to flour mixture and a little at a time and stir in to form
  6. the dough.
  7. 5. Shape the dough into a flat circle about 2 inches thick on a lightly
  8. greased cookie sheet.
  9. 6. Bake in oven for 30 minutes. Eat the bread while it's fresh and warm.

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