Savory Irish Soda Bread

Recipe by Kari-girl
READY IN: 45mins




  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Sift the first 5 ingredients together and stir in the caraway seed.
  • Cut in the shortening til it resembles fine meal.
  • Add and mix in the cheese, onion and bacon.
  • Stir in the buttermilk with a fork until the dry ingredients are just.
  • moistened.
  • Turn out on a lightly floured surface and knead a few times.
  • Form into a a round loaf about 1/2 inch thick and place on a.
  • greased baking sheet or cast iron skillet.
  • cut a cross on the top and bake for about 30 minutes.
  • Yield; 1 small loaf.
  • I want to add a note;.
  • Master Soda Bread Mix;.
  • I make up the first 7 ingredients.doubled or more -- and store it in a tight
  • container ( like bisquick ). Then I just take 2 1/4 cups of the mix
  • and add 1 cup of buttermilk and the rest of the ingredients, and proceed.
  • as usual. This takes only a few minutes to make up the bread. Bake
  • as usual. So quick and easy!
  • Store the Master Mix in a cupboard for up to 4 weeks.