Soda bread is a light, filling bread, which is considerably easier to make than yeast-based bread and tastes just as good.
This soda bread is made with granary flour and sour cream. Serve with lots of butter, while the loaf is still slightly warm.
1 teaspoon butter
12 oz. granary flour
4 oz. flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
5 fl. oz. sour cream
6 fl. oz. milk
Preheat the oven to hot 425 F (Gas Mark 7, 220°C). Grease a large baking sheet with the butter and set it aside.
Place the flours, salt and soda in a large mixing bowl, stir with a wooden spoon and set aside.
In a medium-sized mixing bowl, mix together the sour cream and milk. Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture and pour in the sour cream and milk.
Using your fingertips or a spatula, gradually draw the flour mixture into the liquid. Continue mixing until all the flour is incorporated and the dough comes away from the sides of the bowl.
Transfer the dough to a floured board and knead it lightly. Shape the dough into a flat, round shape, approximately 1 – inches thick.
Place the dough round on the baking
This quick Soda Bread is made with granary flour and sour cream. sheet. Using a sharp knife, mark the round into quarters.
Place the baking sheet in the oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the loaf is browned.
Remove the baking sheet from the oven. Allow the loaf to cool slightly and serve warm.