White Soda Bread


  • 25g Connacht Gold Pure Irish Butter
    • 300ml Connacht Gold Buttermilk
    • 450g Plain Flour (high quality)
    • 1 level teaspoon Bread Soda
    • 1 level teaspoon Cream of Tartar
    • Pinch of Salt
    • 1 tablespoon Caster Sugar

    Served with:
    • Connacht Gold Half Fat Butter
    • Jam


  • Preheat the oven at 200°C / Gas 5-6 for 40-45 minutes
  • Sieve flour, bread soda, cream of tartar and salt into a bowl
  • Add sugar into the bowl
  • Rub in the butter to breadcrumb consistency, lift the mixture to air the dough
  • Add egg & buttermilk, and mix to make a soft dough
  • Turn onto a lightly floured board and knead a little
  • Place on a baking tray & cut a cross over the top
  • Let cool before cutting and enjoy!


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