Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Claddagh Oyster House Irish Soda Bread Recipe
Posted on November 12, 2013 by Liam Dolan

INGREDIENTS

4 cups Whole Wheat Flour

3 Cups all purpose flour

1 cup rolled oats

4 tbsp brown sugar

4 tsp salt

3 tsp baking soda

3 tsp baking powder

6 tbsp unsalted butter, cold

3 cups buttermilk

2 eggs

METHOD

Preheat the oven to 350 F

Combine all dry ingredients in a large bowl

Mix well to combine

Crumble the butter into the dry ingredients

Blend with your hands until the mixture resembles cornmeal

Whisk together the buttermilk and egg

Mix the dry and wet ingredients until the mixture forms a ball

Knead the dough on a lightly floured surface for 3-5 minutes

Divide the dough into two portions

Shape into two 6″ round loaves

Place on a parchment lined baking sheet

Cut an “X” on the top, 1/2 the depth of the loaf and to within 1″ of the edge

Dust the top of the loaf with flour

Bake the loaf for 50 minutes. If you tap the bottom, the loaf should sounds hollow once it’s ready.

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