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Wholemeal And Buttermilk Irish Soda Bread

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Ingredients
  Plain wholemeal flour 8 Ounce (250 Gram)
  Plain white flour 7 Ounce (200 Gram, 7 Ounce, Plus Extra For Dusting)
  Soda bicarbonate 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Skimmed milk 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
Directions

Sift together the two flours, bicarbonate of soda and cream of tartar, then rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
Quickly stir in the buttermilk or milk and mix until a soft dough is formed.
Turn the dough on to a lightly floured work surface and knead until smooth.
Shape the dough into a round and place it on a lightly floured baking sheet.
Cut a cross in the top with a sharp knife, sprinkle with a little flour, then bake in a preheated oven, 200°C (400°F), Gas Mark 6, for 25-30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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