Brown Soda Bread

Brown Soda Bread


byPrepared by Tim O'Sullivan

of Renvyle House Hotel, Connemara, Co. Galway

Set on the edge of the Atlantic with its back to the mountains, Renvyle House Hotel is reached by a drive from Galway through the rugged and mysteriou Read More
Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

40 Minutes


4-6 People


  • 250g (10oz) Wholemeal Flour
  • 220g (9oz) White Flour
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 Tsp Soda Powder (bread soda/bicarbonate soda)
  • 280ml Buttermilk
  • Beaten Egg


Preheat the oven to 190°C / 375° F / Gas Mark 5.

Sift the flour, soda powder and salt together. Add the milk and egg and mix.

Knead on a floured surface until smooth. Shape into a round and place on a baking tray.

Make a cross shape on top of the cake and place in the oven for 35-40 minutes.

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