Joe’s Sea Salt & Sultana Soda Bread

Joe’s Sea Salt & Sultana Soda Bread


  • 300g Plain White Flour
  • 1tsp Bread Soda
  • 2tsp of Sea Salt
  • 2tsp of Light Brown Sugar or Caster Sugar
  • 100g Sultanas or Raisins
  • 300ml Connacht Gold Buttermilk



  1. Mix together the flour and bread soda and sieve into a bowl
  2. Add in the salt, sugar and sultanas and mix together.
  3. Make a well in the center and add most of the Connacht Gold Buttermilk and mix into a dough, adding more milk if it feels too dry.
  4. Form into a round shape and place onto a lined flour dusted tray
  5. Press down and make a deep cross through the dough, but not all the way.
  6. Make a little hole in each quarter.
  7. Bake in a pre-heated oven fan 160c / gas mark 4
  8. Bake for 30 minutes, switch off oven and leave bread in cooling oven to ensure its fully cooked.

Top tip: after 30 minutes stick a skewer into the loaf, if it comes out clear of dough it is ready.

Lovely served warm with lashings of Connacht Gold Creamery Butter and your favourite jam


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