Irish Soda Bread is fast bread that doesn’t need yeast. Instead, all yeast comes from baking soda and buttermilk. This Irish soda bread recipe came from my grandparents and has been valued by my family for years. It’s compact yet soft and has the most extraordinary crisp exterior. Buttermilk and cold butter are the secrets of delicious success!
IS IRISH SODA BREAD REALLY IRISH?
This question has been asked for many years, but the truthful answer is no. Irish Soda Bread or Soda Bread is a fast bread that uses baking sour sour. The chemical reaction between baking soda and buttermilk in this recipe produces carbon dioxide which causes it to rise.
The Irish, like many other European countries, as in the early 19th century, did not produce much durum wheat from good yeast bread and used soda ash, and hence the name Irish Soda Bread.
HOW DO YOU EAT IRISH SODA BREAD?
Although there are many ways to eat this tasty bread, spreading butter is the most typical way to enjoy it. Although jam or marmalade is added to it, it also creates a fun tasty breakfast type.
You can also serve it by dipping it in side soups or instead of slicing it into thin slices and making them sandwiches that would work well because they are sturdy.
This Irish Bread is a delicious recipe that has been around for years. Using only 4 ingredients, these ingredients can be mixed quickly and serve many people. A great quick recipe when you only need a few ingredients and time.
How To Make Irish Soda Bread?
Irish Soda Bread
- 3 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 tablespoon coarse sea salt or 2 1/4 tsp table salt
- 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
- In large bowl whisk together your flour, baking soda and salt. Add in your buttermilk and stir until it just comes together.
- Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead until it forms a smooth ball. Dust the outside with flour and place on an un-greased baking sheet. Use a sharp knife to slash a 1 inch deep cross on top of the loaf.
- Bake in oven for 35 minutes or until golden brown.