Traditional Irish Brown Soda Bread

Traditional Irish Brown Soda Bread


byThe Merrion Hotel

of Dublin

If you have a 'things to do before I die' list - a stay in Dublin's iconic 5-Star Luxury Merrion Hotel should be right up there on the top of it! Step Read More
Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cooking Time

35 Minutes


4-6 People


  • 510g Brown flour
  • 170g Plain flour
  • 9g Brown sugar
  • 13g Bread soda
  • 95g Butter
  • 3g Salt
  • 40g Eggs
  • 600g Buttermilk


Place all ingredients except the eggs and buttermilk in a mixer with a spade attachment.

Mix for 10 minutes until the butter has fully mixed with the dry ingredients.

Mix in the eggs and buttermilk, and then turn off the mixer.

Take 18 mini loaf moulds and grease.

Spoon your mixture into a piping bag and pipe into the moulds.

Egg wash and sprinkle with brown flour to finish.

Cook at 200°C for 35 minutes.

Makes 18 mini loaves.

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