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Old 12-11-2006, 04:03 AM   #1
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ISO Irish Soda Bread recipe

Would anybody have the recipe?



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Old 12-11-2006, 04:12 AM   #2
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mel, a search of our site got this thread: http://www.discusscooking.com/forums...ish+soda+bread

hope it helps

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Old 12-11-2006, 04:40 AM   #3
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Thanks very much, buckytom!!!! That certainly does help.

If anyone has a recipe, which does not require eggs, that would also be great. I dont always have eggs, in the house, when i feel like whipping up some bread.

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Old 12-11-2006, 08:01 AM   #4
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Mel, try this recipe for Irish Soda Bread without eggs:


500gm (abt 1 lb) plain flour plus extra for dusting
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
300ml (1/2 pint) buttermilk or 1/2 milk & 1/2 yoghurt
90ml (3 fl oz) tepid water
Oil for greasing

1. In a bowl, sift flour, baking soda and salt together. Add buttermilk/milk & yoghurt and water. Mix well to form a soft dough. Transfer dough on to a lightly floured board. Shape into round.
2. Place loaf on a greased baking pan and cut a deep cross in the top.
3. Bake in the oven at 200 degrees C/400 degrees F for 40-45 minutes
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Old 12-15-2006, 02:47 AM   #5
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Thanks Boufa

That is exactly the receipe, i need, for when i dont have eggs, in the house.

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Old 12-15-2006, 04:33 AM   #6
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Thanks very much daisy.
Hopefully, i can find wholemeal flour, in Germany.
Irish soda bread is great, because one doesnt have to go to all that trouble with waiting for yeast to rise, etc.

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Old 12-15-2006, 03:58 PM   #7
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Traditional Irish Soda Bread
4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp.salt
2 large eggs
1-1/4 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup oil
2 tsp. caraway seeds
1 cup golden raisins
1 tbsp. milk
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a baking sheet. In a large bowl.stir in the flour,sugar,baking soda, baking powder and salt together.

In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, buttermilk and oil together. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in the buttermilk mixture. Add the caraway seeds and raisins. Stir until a soft dough has formed.

Shape the dough into a large ball on a lightly floured board(flour your hands if necessary for easier handling). With a sharp knife, make a cross on the top. Place on the prepared pan. Brush the top with the milk. Bake in the center of the oven until golden brown, 30-40 minutes. Serves 12.
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Old 12-16-2006, 10:24 AM   #8
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Thanks andcaliope and aria

Those are cool variations, on the soda bread. And i often have currents, in the house, so these are convenient receipes.

I have just been in Ireland, for a couple of days. I brought back some extra mature cheddar cheese. I will make irish soda bread for Christmas, and serve it with the cheddar cheese. I presume my cheese will stay good, in the fridge, until then.


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