Tasty Thursdays: Irish Soda Bread

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy St. Patrick's Day!! Of course, I am going to provide you with a recipe well suited to this holiday - how to make Irish Soda Bread (I only know this because my neighborhood is mostly Irish, and I have cousins who are half-Irish). Usually, I have classes on this day & since my college buildings are on 5th avenue, I usually get to watch the big parade then too (in addition to weaving my way around all the people to get to class); however, I'm currently on spring break so this is probably the first year I'm missing it, although I'm still wearing green today :)

I got this recipe from All Recipes, though there are many ways to make this.
Ingredients:
4 cups all-purpose flour
4 tablespoons white sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup margarine, softened
1 cup buttermilk
1 egg
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup buttermilk
To Make:
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a large baking sheet.
2.
In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and margarine. Stir in 1 cup of buttermilk and egg. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead slightly. Form dough into a round and place on prepared baking sheet. In a small bowl, combine melted butter with 1/4 cup buttermilk; brush loaf with this mixture. Use a sharp knife to cut an 'X' into the top of the loaf.
3. Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean, about 30 to 50 minutes. You may continue to brush the loaf with the butter mixture while it bakes.

By the way, check out Maddy's blog where I guest posted yesterday!!
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31 comments :

tjalaine said...

Looks delicious, Audrey!

Couture Carrie said...

So yummy!
Thanks for the recipe, darling!

xoxox,
CC

Zarna said...

happy st. patrick's day to you too! this looks very yummy :)

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Yum and happy St. Patrick's day to everyone who celebrates!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

Cafe Fashionista said...

Such a perfect recipe for St. Patrick's Day!! :)

modanista junkie said...

Oooh what a perfect treat for the holiday!!! Thank you for sharing.

xoxo,
melrod

Anya adores said...

That looks soo yummy :)

Giselle said...

Happy St. Patties! I have never had Irish soda bread but I think I may have to try it out today! ;)
~Giselle
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Maddy said...

I've never had any, but I'm going to try some today :)

Jenmarie said...

Happy St. Patricks Day! This bread looks delicious!
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Krystal said...

Perfect recipe for today!

Pop Champagne said...

nice recipe for st patti's, also saw you on Maddy's blog! Congrats! have a great st patti's day and enjoy some green beer!!

janettaylor said...

Great recipe!

Punctuation Mark said...

happy St Patricks!!! enjoy!!!

Katie said...

Perfect for today!

naomemandeflores said...

Looks really yummy! Great post over at Maddy's.


Camila F.

mistytewest said...

happy st. patricks day my dear!!! you really know the ins and outs of cooking mwuah kisses babe!!!

kisses
Sweet
@damnvixen I have matured enough I just let go of it...wala na lang sukita hahahah!!! but deep in my mind...daghan nag dagan haaahha you know me

Dancing Branflake said...

This is the first thing I ever baked! So easy and yummy!

Dilan D said...

lovely blog :)

My Republic of Fashion said...

Yay. HAppy St. Patrick's Day! I LOVE soda bread. Yum!! :)SarahD

Isabel said...

ive never had soda bread but i want to try it!

abby said...

this looks super delicious!!! :D

Josie said...

This looks so delicious -- it looks so festive!
xo Josie
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Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

I'm Irish Catholic and have never been to a St. Patrick's Day parade. Crazy, right?


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Leia said...

Yum, looks delish!

Leia

knalleffekt said...

that looks great. and i like the idea of the japan blog. it is so terrible, i can't describe my feelings

Tessa Kit said...

YUMMMO! Ill have to try this one!


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Imogen said...

Looks so tasty. St Patricks day is the day after my birthday.

liling t. said...

Irish Soda Bread. It sounds as yummy as it looks! :D

fhen said...

such a great recipe! would love to try the irish soda bread
happy st.patrick's day!

pau said...

It looks so delicious!!

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