Real Irish Brown Soda Bread Loaf

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 1 loaf
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place wholemeal in a large mixing bowl.
  • Sieve in Cream flour, salt, soda and sugar (if used).
  • Add buttermilk and oil.
  • Mix well.
  • Transfer to a well greased 2lb loaf tin.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 170°C, 325°F, Gas 3 for approximately 1 hour.
  • Bread will be baked if base sounds hollow when tapped.
  • Cool on a wire tray. For a soft crust, wrap bread in a clean tea towel.
  • Variations for bread In preparation, after adding the buttermilk and oil, add 50g/2oz chopped walnuts and 50g/2oz chopped dried apricots; When adding buttermilk and oil, add 1 tablespoon of treacle; Add 50g/2oz of grated cheddar cheese to the dry ingredients.
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