Mary Berry Soda Bread Recipe

Mary Berry Soda Bread Recipe

Soda bread is a popular Irish food that is made without yeast, thus enjoying a rich history. It has been a staple of the Irish diet for the last 800 years and it is still popular in Ireland today. It has a golden yellow color on the outside and can be sliced and eaten straight from the pan while warm or when cooled, it can be split and buttered.

Today I’m going to share with you a mary berry soda bread recipe that is extremely delicious.  It is made of simple ingredients and is quick to make as it does not require yeast to rise. The addition of buttermilk to the recipe, which was commonly available to the housewife, meant that leavening could be achieved by the action of the bicarbonate of soda. The buttermilk also gave the bread a delicate crumb. Soda bread is a quick bread and doesn’t contain yeast, which is used in traditional bread making to cause dough to rise by fermentation.

Mary berry soda bread is soft, moist, and slightly sweet. It is usually eaten with cheese or as a snack. It goes really well with cheese, but you can put anything on it and it will work, such as jam or fruit. This bread tastes much better than store-bought bread and it’s very cheap to make. They are usually sweet and go very well with tea or coffee. It’s also a great snack food, especially for children. 

How To Make Mary Berry Soda Bread 

This healthy breakfast bread is delicious and tasty and it’s also delicious. This is a great recipe to make when you don’t have time to make a big batch of bread at one time. The best part is that is super simple to make and it only requires 5-6 ingredients. The recipe I’m sharing with you today has a neutral taste and is great on its own or with some good butter and jam. Give it a try today!

Ingredients

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup margarine (softened)
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup butter (melted)
  • ¼ cup buttermilk

Step By Step Instructions To Make Mary Berry Soda Bread

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a large baking sheet lightly.

Step 2

Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and margarine in a large bowl. Whisk in the buttermilk and egg.

Step 3

Knead dough on a lightly floured surface. Shape the dough into a round and place on a baking sheet. 

Step 4

Mix melted butter with 1/4 cup buttermilk and brush the buttermilk mixture over the loaf. Cut an ‘X’ into the top of the loaf with a sharp knife.

Step 5

In the preheated oven, bake for about 45 to 50 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the loaf comes out clean. Check the doneness after 30 minutes. While it bakes, you may brush the loaf with the butter mixture. Enjoy!

In Closing

We hope you enjoyed this recipe for mary berry soda bread. this is a quick bread that uses baking soda as a leavening agent. This is a traditional bread in Ireland and is a popular bread during the holiday season. This soda bread is great for when you have little time to spend in the kitchen. If you have any questions about this recipe, please leave a comment below. Thanks for reading!

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Mary Berry Soda Bread Recipe

Mary Berry Soda Bread Recipe

Today I'm going to share with you a mary berry soda bread recipe that is extremely delicious. Mary berry soda bread is soft, moist, and slightly sweet. It is usually eaten with cheese or as a snack.
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Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine irish
Servings 20
Calories 172 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup margarine (softened)
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup butter (melted)
  • ¼ cup buttermilk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a large baking sheet lightly.
  • Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, and margarine in a large bowl. Whisk in the buttermilk and egg.
  • Knead dough on a lightly floured surface. Shape the dough into a round and place on a baking sheet. 
  • Mix melted butter with 1/4 cup buttermilk and brush the buttermilk mixture over the loaf. Cut an 'X' into the top of the loaf with a sharp knife.
  • In the preheated oven, bake for about 45 to 50 minutes until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the loaf comes out clean. Check the doneness after 30 minutes. While it bakes, you may brush the loaf with the butter mixture. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 172kcal
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