Irish Soda Bread
This quick, easy bread is the perfect accompaniment to any soup or stew. It it traditionally served with Guinness Beef Stew and served on St. Patrick’s Day. End your Irish meal with some Guinness Cupcakes with Bailey’s Buttercream Frosting. Doesn’t that sound delicious?
Gather your ingredients. Notice there is no yeast used, so no rise-time needed!
See how easy? No waiting for this bread to rise and only one bowl needed.
Knead dough, form into a round shape, and cut an “X” on top.
Fresh out of the oven yumminess!
- 4 cup Flour
- 4 tbsp Sugar
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- 1 tbsp Baking Powder
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/2 cup softened Butter
- 1/4 cup melted Butter
- 1 1/4 cup Buttermilk
- 1 Egg
- Preheat oven to 375.
- Grease a baking sheet.
- Mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
- Add 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup buttermilk and egg to dry ingredients and mix until combined.
- Flour work surface.
- Turn out dough and knead briefly.
- Shape dough into a round shape and place on prepared sheet.
- Whisk together 1/4 cup melted butter with 1/4 cup buttermilk.
- Brush loaf with buttermilk mixture.
- Cut an X in the top of the loaf.
- Bake 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
- Brush with buttermilk mixture every 15 minutes or so while baking.
Here are some other recipes you might enjoy:
- Guinness Beef Stew
- St. Patrick’s Day Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies
- Marshmallow Filled Lucky Charms Cupcakes