"This is the real thing! Because it must only be handled very lightly, it can never be made in a bread machine."
Method for Irish Brown Soda Bread
- 1Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Lightly grease two baking sheets.
- 2In a large bowl, stir together whole wheat flour, white flour, rolled oats, baking soda and salt. Gently mix in the buttermilk until a soft dough is formed. Knead very lightly. Divide dough into 4 pieces; form into rounded flat loaves. Mark each loaf with an 'X' and place on prepared baking sheets.
- 3Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 30 to 45 minutes.
- 4 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 cup bread flour
- 1/3 cup rolled oats
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 1/2 cups buttermilk
November 26, 2016