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Whole Wheat Currant Soda Bread

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Ingredients
  All-purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Currants 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Buttermilk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375F
2. Grease a small cookie sheet

MAKING
3. In a large bowl, tip in the all-purpose flour, baking powder, soda and salt and mix well
4. Add the whole wheat flour and currants and mix well with a fork till well incorporated.
5. Add the buttermilk to the mix and mix to make thick dough
6. Turn out the dough on to a lightly floured pastry cloth or board and knead well till smooth. This will take 1 minute.
7. Shape the dough into an 8-inch oval on prepared cookie sheet and then press a large floured knife on top of the loaf to make five slashes that can be 1 inch deep.
8. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until top is golden and loaf sounds hollow when tapped with knuckle.
9. Remove from the oven and set aside on a wire rack to cool completely
10. Wrap in a heavy-duty foil or plastic wrap and label and seal for freezing.

SERVING
11. Remove from the freezer; let stand wrapped at room temperature for 1-1/2 hours and slice to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Ingredient: 
Wheat
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
80 Minutes
Servings: 
16

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