Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Soda bread

  • serves 8
  • Easy

An easy bread recipe that takes less than an hour. Ideal for when you're in a hurry, it uses just four ingredients.This one is made with a mix of wholemeal and plain flour.



  • plain flour 150g
  • wholemeal flour 150g
  • bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp
  • buttermilk 250ml


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Mix the flours, bicarb and 1½ tsp salt in a bowl. Add the buttermilk, then stir to form a dough.

  • Step 2

    Knead briefly then form into a ball. Put on a floured baking sheet then slash a cross in the top. Bake for 30-40 minutes until it sounds hollow when you tap on the bottom.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 134
  • Fat 0.8g
  • Carbs 26.8g
  • Fibre 3g
  • Protein 5.2g
  • Salt 1.3g