Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Quick breads are great – no need to fuss with yeast or rising! More dense than regular yeast bread, but super tasty and filling! This particular recipe calls for the addition of savory ingredients, but the basic recipe is the same. You can pretty much add whatever you like, compensating for anything that has extra moisture in it.

The original recipe that I found on Pinterest called for less bacon and chunks of cheddar. I much prefer more bacon (always) and prefer using shredded cheddar to get a more thorough flavor throughout the bread.

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Ingredients
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and sprinkle with a little bit of flour
  2. Sift together flour, salt, baking soda, pepper, and sugar. Stir together.
  3. Add in cheddar cheese, bacon, and green onion. and mix.
  4. Add in buttermilk and mix.
  5. Sprinkle a bit of flour onto a solid surface and knead the dough until it holds together well, about 2 minutes.
  6. Form into loaf and place on prepared baking sheet. Using a serrated knife, slice crossways into the top of the loaf.
  7. Cook for 25 minutes. You'll know it's done when it is light brown in color and sounds hollow when you tap on it.
Recipe Notes

Best when served warm!

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