www.odlums.ie /recipes/old-fashioned-brown-soda-bread/

What you need:

  • 450g/1lb Odlums Coarse Wholemeal
  • 25g/1oz Odlums Wheat Bran
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 125g/4oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Shamrock Bread Soda
  • 50g/2oz Butter
  • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • 600ml/1pt buttermilk (approx)

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400/Gas 6. Lightly grease a casserole dish with a lid.
  2. Put the wholemeal, bran and sugar into a large bowl, sieve in the flour and bread soda.
  3. Rub in the butter, lifting, as you do to introduce air to the mixture.
  4. Mix the egg and buttermilk together and add sufficient to the dry Ingredients to mix to a soft dough۪
  5. Turn onto a floured surface and gently roll in the flour.
  6. Transfer to the casserole dish. Place the lid on and place into the centre of the oven.
  7. Bake for about 1 hour until risen and golden brown. The bread will be springy to the touch!
Note: Times may vary according to the size of the casserole!
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Old Fashioned Brown Soda Bread

Category

Breads

Cook Time

1 hour

What you need:

  • 450g/1lb Odlums Coarse Wholemeal
  • 25g/1oz Odlums Wheat Bran
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 125g/4oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
  • 1 Teaspoon Shamrock Bread Soda
  • 50g/2oz Butter
  • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • 600ml/1pt buttermilk (approx)

How to:

  1. Preheat oven to 200°C/400/Gas 6. Lightly grease a casserole dish with a lid.
  2. Put the wholemeal, bran and sugar into a large bowl, sieve in the flour and bread soda.
  3. Rub in the butter, lifting, as you do to introduce air to the mixture.
  4. Mix the egg and buttermilk together and add sufficient to the dry Ingredients to mix to a soft dough۪
  5. Turn onto a floured surface and gently roll in the flour.
  6. Transfer to the casserole dish. Place the lid on and place into the centre of the oven.
  7. Bake for about 1 hour until risen and golden brown. The bread will be springy to the touch!
Note: Times may vary according to the size of the casserole!
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