Irish Soda Bread

Recipe by troyh
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cornstarch, sugar and salt to a large bowl; mix well.
  • Add all of the buttermilk at once; stir until soft dough forms.
  • It might be a little lumpy, but don't worry about it at this point.
  • Pour contents of bowl out onto the counter.
  • Knead for a minute or so until blended.
  • Divide dough into two portions.
  • Shape each portion into a round loaf with lightly flattened tops.
  • Put loaves on large ungreased baking sheet, preferably the nonstick kind.
  • Sprinkle some additional flour on top of each loaf and with a sharp knife, cut a cross in two slashes across the top of each loaf.
  • Let the loaves sit for 10 minutes.
  • Bake for 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Makes 2 loaves.