Irish Soda Brown Bread - Part 1

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Jul. 30, 2012

Irish Bread Recipes are famous everywhere. They not only make wonderful bread, they are a tradition. For our next St Patricks Day recipes videos, we show you a traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe that is not only simple to make, but also tastes fantastic, as well as being a healthy bread for all you who are health conscious. Enjoy!


Self raising flour 250 Gram
Flour 700 Gram (coarse whole grain flour)
Baking soda 2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
Buttermilk 3 Pint



1.Preheat the oven to 350 degree F.

2.Measure the two types of flour to be used on a kitchen scale.


3.In a mixing bowl, dump the two types of flour.

4.Add the baking powder in the flour. Give it a mix and empty on a clean kitchen surface.

5.Make a small well in the center of the flour.

6.Pour in the buttermilk and start folding in the flour from the sides.

7.Work on the flour until it comes together in a dough. It should not be too wet or too dry.

8.Divide the dough in two equal halves and knead each half into a round shape.

9.Score with a knife and make a cross on top of each balls of dough..

10.Place the cookie sheet with the dough in the oven and bake until they are browned and a knife run through it comes out clean.


13.Serve as a side dish with a traditional St.Patrick's Day meal.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1006Calories from Fat 42

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1207 mg50.29%

Total Carbohydrates 195 g65%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%


Protein 38 g76%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet