Soda Bread

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Yields1 Serving

 500g plain flour
 2tspns bicarbonate of soda
 1tspn fine sea salt
 400ml of butter milk or a live yoghurt
 A little milk if needed

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Heat oven to 200c

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Put the flour , bicarbonate , and salt int a bowl . Stir well , make a well in the centre and pour in the buttermilk , stir well to combine . If the mix is a little dry add in milk a tblspn at a time . It needs to be soft and almost sticky

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Tip it onto a lightly floured board and knead it for about a minute

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Put the bread onto a lightly floured baking tray . Cut a deep cross in the top ( to let out the devil ) use a serated knife to do this

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Cook for 45-50 minutes . When cooked the bread should sound hollow when tapped in the bottom

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Put on a cooling rack for crusty crust , if you want it soft(er) wrap it in a clean tea towel

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Ingredients

 500g plain flour
 2tspns bicarbonate of soda
 1tspn fine sea salt
 400ml of butter milk or a live yoghurt
 A little milk if needed

Directions

1

Heat oven to 200c

2
3
4
5

Put the flour , bicarbonate , and salt int a bowl . Stir well , make a well in the centre and pour in the buttermilk , stir well to combine . If the mix is a little dry add in milk a tblspn at a time . It needs to be soft and almost sticky

6
7
8
9

Tip it onto a lightly floured board and knead it for about a minute

10
11
12
13

Put the bread onto a lightly floured baking tray . Cut a deep cross in the top ( to let out the devil ) use a serated knife to do this

14
15
16
17

Cook for 45-50 minutes . When cooked the bread should sound hollow when tapped in the bottom

18
19
20
21

Put on a cooling rack for crusty crust , if you want it soft(er) wrap it in a clean tea towel

Soda Bread