Irish Soda Bread
450g wholemeal flour
225g self raising flour
1 dessert spoon caster sugar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
Approx. 470ml semi skimmed milk
1 tbsp lemon juice
Squeeze juice of a lemon and add 1 tablespoon to milk. Let it stand for half an hour to sour it.
Pre heat the oven 200°c/400°f/gas mark 6.
Measure two sorts of flour into the mixing bowl.
Add remaining dry ingredients, caster sugar, salt, bicarbonate of soda and mix well.
Make a well in the centre and combine with enough soured milk to make moist but firm dough.
Sprinkle a little flour onto a work surface and turn the dough onto it. Knead lightly then divide into two.
Form into rounded shapes and press outwards until.
Place on a floured baking sheet. Make a cross on the top.
Bake for 35-40 minutes until bread is brown and sounds hollow when tapped.Create printer friendly PDF