BROWN SODA BREAD.       Bake 40 mins @ 200*

INGREDIENTS

100 g plain white flour
250 g wholemeal flour
50 g porridge oats
1 level teasp Salt
1 level tsp breadsodar or Bextarter
1 heaped teasp sugar
200-250 ml buttermilk
2 teasp pinhead oatmeal or flaked oats.

Method

  1. lightly dust with flour a flat baking tray.
  2. Put wholemeal, oats and sugar into bowl. Sieve in white flour, salt and bread soda and mix well. Form a well in centre of mixture.
  3. Add enough milk gradually and draw in flour gradually from sides to form a dough that is soft but not too sticky. It should form a ball.
  4. Put dough on lightly floured table and knead lightly with the heel of the hand bringing the edge to the centre about 10 times. Turn upside down and place on a floured baking sheet. Flatten the top just a little. 
  5.  Cut a deep cross through the centre of dough. Brush with a little milk and place in the oven.
  6. Bake for 40 mins until well risen, a good colour. It should have a hollow sound when tapped gently on the bottom
  7. Cool on a wire tray. Wrap in damp clean tea towell to cool if a softer crust is desired.

TIP

No Buttermilk!!:-  

Mix 275 ml fresh milk and acidify with 1 x 125 pot of plain yogurt

 

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Brown Soda Scones

Follow Brown Soda Bread Recipe through step 3. but devide dough in two small circles.

  1. Cut each circle into 8 even sized triangles

  2. Bake on floured tray for 15-20 mins.

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WHITE  SODA BREAD.           Bake 40 mins @ 200*

Ingredients

400 g plain flour                      
1 lv teasp salt
1 lv teasp Bread Soda
2 rounded teasp Sugar
300 ml buttermilk

Method

  1. Sieve flour salt and breadsoda into a bowl

    add sugar, mix well. Form a well in centre of bowl and gradually adding milk draw in flower from sides of bowl until it forms a soft but not sticky ball.

  2.  Knead lightly on flowered table bringing edges into centre 8 – 10 times with heel of hand

  3. Turn smooth base upwards on floured baking sheet. Flatten top a little, Cut a deep cross through the centre and brush top with a little milk.

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White Soda Scones

Follow Brown Soda Bread Recipe through step 3.    

 but devide dough in two small circles. 2cm thick

  1. Cut each circle into 8 even sized triangles

  2. Bake on floured tray for 15-20 mins.

 

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To make “SPOTTED DOG” add sultanas at dry stage to white soda bread or scone mixture!

 

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