Traditional Soda Bread

  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for flouring work surface
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk, (make your own by following the ratio of 1 cup whole milk to 1 tablespoon white vinegar)
  1. Preheat oven to 425˚.
  2. In large bowl combine dry ingredients, then slowly add buttermilk until just mixed.
  3. Flour work surface and turn out dough.
  4. Mold into a round shape and cut a large cross into top.
  5. Transfer to baking sheet. Bake for 35 minutes or until golden crust forms on outside. When fully baked loaf should sound hollow when knocked on.

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