Traditional Irish Brown Bread

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by littleturtle

traditional brown soda bread

Top Review by Maine Sailor Chef

This is nice for sure but I think it lacks a little "umph". I think I'd add steel cut oats, here I addes just a bit of regular oats and used organic flours. Yea, needs steel cut oats and a bit more buttermilk or soak the oats maybe.. Looks pretty ;-)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 475F.
  2. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  3. Make a well in the center and add some buttermilk.
  4. Work the mixture with your hand until the dough is soft and not too sticky.
  5. On a floured surface, knead into a circular shape about three inches thick.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes and then turn oven down to 400F; bake for another 20 minutes.
  7. Bread should sound hollow when you tap on it when fully cooked.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a