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Irish Soda Bread

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Ingredients
  Corn meal 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs) (Unbleached, Plus Additional Flour For Sprinkling)
  Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Rolled oats 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Wheat germ 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted (Plus Additional Wheat Germ For Sprinkling)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon (At Room Temperature)
  Raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Plain non-fat yogurt 1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange rind 2 Teaspoon, grated
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 425°F.
2) Spray a heavy baking tray with corn meal. Keep aside.

MAKING
3) In a large bowl, add both the flour, oats, wheat germ, sugar, salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Mix well.
4) Cut in the butter to the flour mixture.
5) Now, add the raisins and walnuts.
6) In another medium bowl, combine the yogurt, honey, and orange rind, and mix well.
7) Add this mix into the flour mixture until the dry ingredients turn moist.
8) On a lightly floured work surface, turn the dough and knead for 1 to 2 minutes.
9) Shape into a ball.
10) On the baking tray, place the dough.
11) With a sharp knife, cut a 1/2 inch deep cross into the top of the dough.
12) On the top, spray additional flour and wheat germ.
13) Bake for 30 minutes.

SERVING
14) Cool completely, slice and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Oat
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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