Irish Sodabread


Irish soda bread is such an easy bread to bake, not very many ingredients and it takes no time, as there is no time spend kneading the dough or waiting for it to rise. It is best eaten the same day, however, leftover is nice toasted with butter and jam.

Irish Sodabread

Course Bread
Prep time 5 minutes
Cooking time 45 minutes
Total time 50 minutes
Servings 6


  • 450 g flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 350-425 ml buttermilk


  1. Combin the dry ingredients in a bowl

  2. Start by adding 350 ml of the buttermilk

  3. Mix together with your hand shaped like a claw. The dough should not be kneaded

  4. When the dough starts to come together, add more milk if it is to dry, pour the dough out on the table sprinkled with a bit of flour

  5. Sharp the dough into a ball and flatten it a bit, so it's about 2 inch tall

  6. Place on a baking sheet and scratch an x on the top with a knife

  7. Bake for 15 min a 230 ℃ and the lower the heat to 200 ℃ (180 ℃ convection oven) and bake for a further 25-30 minutes. 

  8. Place on cooling rack to cool a bit

  9. Enjoy when it's still warm with butter and jam 

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