SODA BREAD

20
Servings
30m
Prep Time
50m
Cook Time
1h 20m
Ready In


"This is another version of Irish soda bread. Another recipe for it is included among My Recipes. I like them both equally. Lower-calorie substitute for the buttermilk: 1-1/3 cup lukewarm nonfat milk and 1-1/3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice. Let stand 5 minutes and beat briskly."

Original recipe yields 20 servings
OK

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (40.6 g)
  • Calories 120.7
  • Total Fat - 3.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 9.4 mg
  • Sodium - 199.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 19.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.6 g
  • Sugars - 4.8 g
  • Protein - 2.4 g
  • Calcium - 27.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Sift the first 6 ingredients.

Step 2

Cut in the margarine (or butter) till the mixture is like cornmeal.

Step 3

1. Add the buttermilk and stir only till moistened.

Step 4

2. Mix the currants or raisins in lightly.

Step 5

3. Shape into a ball and knead for about 15 seconds.

Step 6

4. Put on lightly greased cookie sheet. Using palm of hand, flatten dough into a circle about 7" in diameter and 1½" thick. With a sharp knife, cut a cross on top about ¼" deep and 5" long, to prevent cracking.

Step 7

5. Bake in a preheated 350' oven 45-50 minutes.

Step 8

6. Cool on rack.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

Related

JoanWagnerTeller

review by:
(6 Nov 2018)