Soda Bread Recipe – Super easy, quick and traditional Irish Soda Bread made with just 5 ingredients!
Heeey, shams! How goes the battle? <<< Irish slang for “how are you”, and it makes sense! Battle = life!
It’s pretty awesome, I’d say! Especially when there’s soda bread to be celebrated. 🍞
Any excuse to snack on bread, know whadda mean?
I have a plan for you for St. Paddy’s Day tomorrow: make yourself some Soda Bread and never look back. ☘
There is just something so… comforting… about homemade bread. Right? I have had this particular recipe on the blog for years, but I had to reintroduce it to ya again for the reason that everyone needs a simple go-to recipe for bread, and not just because it’s St. Patrick’s Day. I mean, it helps, but it doesn’t have to be made only for the Holiday.
Also, sidenote, but can I get a round of applause for providing a recipe today without chicken in a pan?! WHAT IS GOING ON.
That’s another reason I’m a soda bread fan. No chopping, no sauteeing, and I still crave it. It’s like, bread has magic powers, and I believe they’re called carbs. 😄😄😄
This bread is for the bread lover and not necessarily for the bread-maker, which is perfect because, there’s no kneading, no time waiting around to rise, no not much of anything. Just a stir, a bit of shaping, and done. 5 minutes of work for a fresh loaf! GIMME!
Also?!? I made you some homemade buttermilk to use IN it! Yeah, completely homemade. Like, you take milk and vinegar, stir it all together and BAM! That’s how homemade buttermilk is done. Now, if I only had a cow in my backyard, then it’d be completely homemade.
I wanted to mention that I added raisins to this, but you really don’t have to. According to some articles I read, the raisins are the “Americanized” version of the bread so to make it sweeter. For when I want to snack on it, I add raisins, but when it’s to be paired up with warm soup or a Dublin Coddle, I ditch the raisins and go straight-up authentic. It’s SO worth it!
If you’re looking for something simple, but fun to make in the kitchen for tomorrow’s Holiday, this should be IT. It’s easy, quick, very simple, but the results are dawg gone good! Git ‘er done!
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