Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread

Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

A friend of mine sent me this recipe. It is easy to make and very tasty and nutritious. I visit Ireland every couple of years, and this is much like what we enjoy for breakfast.

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  1. Mix milk and lemon.
  2. Combine dry ingredients.
  3. Add milk and lemon mixture (buttermilk may be used instead).
  4. On floured bread board (I use whole wheat) knead dough for no more than a minute.
  5. Shape dough into a circle with a height of about two inches.
  6. Place on lightly oiled baking sheet.
  7. With (sharp) floured knife, cut an x nearly halfway through the dough.
  8. Bake about 40 minutes in 400F degrees degree oven.
  9. Dough should sound hollow when tapped with knuckles or handle of spoon.
  10. Place loaf on wire rack and let rest at least an hour before slicing.