Amazingly Easy Irish Soda Bread

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Servs: 20   Prep:   Cook:

"A good old fashioned soda bread with just the basic ingredients. Buttermilk gives this crusty loaf a good flavor. The best Irish soda bread around!"

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  • add   1/2 teaspoon salt
  • add   1/4 cup buttermilk
  • add   4 cups all-purpose flour
  • add   1 tablespoon baking powder
  • add   4 tablespoons white sugar
  • add   1 teaspoon baking soda
  • add   1 cup buttermilk
  • add   1/4 cup butter, melted
  • add   1 egg
  • add   1/2 cup margarine, softened


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a large baking sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and margarine. Stir in 1 cup of buttermilk and egg. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead slightly. Form dough into a round and place on prepared baking sheet. In a small bowl, combine melted butter with 1/4 cup buttermilk; brush loaf with this mixture. Use a sharp knife to cut an 'X' into the top of the loaf.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean, about 30 to 50 minutes. You may continue to brush the loaf with the butter mixture while it bakes.

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