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Easy Bread Machine Irish Soda Bread


Easy Bread Machine Irish Soda Bread recipe















3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 ¼ cups sour milk
1 package yeast, active dry


Put ingredients into bread machine and press "Start".


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Branson, United States
 over 10 years ago

What is the process if you don't have a bread machine?????

Christchurch, New Zealand
 almost 4 years ago

Follow a different recipe

Toronto, Canada
 almost 4 years ago

Tried this recipe last week. It actually turned out very good and tasted delicious.

, United Kingdom
 over 3 years ago

The Irish don't use yeast in soda bread


Home chef
Glossop, United Kingdom
 over 2 years ago

Thank you!!! This is what I know as well and yet I'm having trouble finding a traditional Irish Soda bread without yeast in it!

Home chef

 over 2 years ago
Orland, United States
 almost 3 years ago

Can currents and caraway seeds be added? And if so when?

Yes, you can certainly add currents and caraway seeds, and add them to the rest of the ingredients at the beginning. Then put the mixture into the bread machine, press the start button. Hope this helps. Happy Baking :)

Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 almost 3 years ago
Richmond, United States
 almost 3 years ago

I loved this recipe, so simple, YET so perfect, my soda bread is fantastic, never made it before, just ate it. I say I rank in the top (1000). Thanks

Ashford, United Kingdom
 over 2 years ago

Any size cup ?

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
 over 2 years ago

What size loaf does this make please

Glossop, United Kingdom
 over 2 years ago

How long do you allow the ingredients to mix.and then how long do you bake it for please.

Penzance, United Kingdom
 about 2 years ago

What no program do u use on a hinari bread maker.

Wagoner, United States
 about 2 years ago

Do need The setting for general bread machine for how long. Please

San Jose, United States
 almost 2 years ago

Can I use buttermilk instead

 over 1 year ago

Just came back from Ireland, spent 3 days at a wonderful B&B where fresh bread, with different seasonings, is made every morning in bread maker. Their recipe contains yeast but has the same crumbly texture as traditional Irish bread.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
 over 1 year ago

Can I add Guinness to this recipe?

Hillsborough, United States
 10 months ago

Is it a basic bread or quick bread setting on a bread machine?

, United Kingdom
 5 months ago

How much yeast is in a sachet

Toulouse, France
 21 days ago

Hm (big doubt)...: when you know how fast (2 or 3 minutes !) it takes to mix the ingredients just with a knife or hands, I really don't see the interest of using a bread machine (and having to wash it afterwards).
And above all, in addition to this : the Irish soda bread dough has to be VERY FEW kneaded : once the ingredients mixed in a bowl, you just "work" them about 30 seconds. Overwork makes the gluten be very present, then the consistency of the bread is not at all the Irish one.
The bread machine kneads the bread much too long. And the time tou ohave to wait for, to get your bread cooked, is also very long, wben in the oven you just wait 50 minutes !
So really, where is the advantage of using the bread machine for this fabulous and so quick and easy bread to to by hand (and not to mention the pleasure of "feeling" the dough into your hands...).
So... better go and see the (numerous) recipes of Irish soda bread WITHOUT bread machine (Gemma Stafford, Trish Deseire...) :-)

Toulouse, France
 21 days ago

I'm sorry for the typing (and grammar) errors I left in my message. As I currently don't see it, I can't remember if I talked about ther kneading process time : it has to be 10 seconds maximum (I maybe typed 30). So, you see what a nonsense is using a bread machine, even on "quick position" to make such a bread !...

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 63g (2.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 1475% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 132mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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