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Crusty Brown Soda Bread

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<p><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/69668444@N03/7692463156/">Brown Soda Bread</a></p>
Ingredients
  Plain flour 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Soda bicarbonate 1 Tablespoon
  Cream of tartar 4 Teaspoon
  Caster sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Ounce (55 Gram)
  Buttermilk/Skimmed milk 1 1⁄2 Pint (900 Milliliter)
  Wholemeal flour 2 Tablespoon (Extra, To Sprinkle)
Directions

1. Lightly grease a baking sheet. Preheat the oven to 375°F/190°C/ Gas 5.
2. Sift all the dry ingredients into a large bowl, tipping any bran from the flour back into the bowl.
3. Rub the butter into the flour mixture, then add enough buttermilk or milk to make a soft dough. You may not need all of it, so add it cautiously.
4. Knead lightly until smooth then transfer to the baking sheet and shape} to a large round about 2 in (5 cm) i thick.
5. Using the floured handle of a wooden spoon, form a large cross on top of the dough. Sprinkle over a little extra wholemeal flour.
6. Bake for 40-50 minutes until riseri and firm. Cool for 5 minutes before) transferring to a wire rack to cool further.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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