This Irish Soda Bread Recipe is a great quick and easy crusty loaf that you can whip up with no yeast! This Irish Soda Bread is perfect every time!
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Irish Soda Bread Recipe - Great Crusty Loaf Made Quick & Easy
No yeast? No problem? Never made homemade bread before? I got your back with this one! This Irish Soda Bread Recipe is a simple, quick way to enjoy and nice crusty loaf of homemade bread! It's perfect for dunking in soups and stews.
Better yet, try it with a nice compound butter smear! Don't fear trying your hand at homemade bread ever again.
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Here are the ingredients you need to gather to get started making this Irish Soda Bread Recipe:
Keep in mind, all of the ingredient amounts you’ll need are in the printable recipe card below.
- All Purpose Flour
- Baking Powder
- Baking Soda
- Yogurt, plain unsweetened
- Olive Oil or Vegetable Oil
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Directions for making this Irish Soda Bread Recipe
In a large bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until well combined.
Add the yogurt, oil, and honey to the bowl and mix well, you may need to use your hands to get all of the ingredient incorporated.
Flour a clean counter top and knead the dough slightly for about 30 seconds. Form into a round shape. Grease a cake pan and place the round dough into the pan. Cut an X shape on the top of the round dough using a sharp knife or bread knife.
Bake the bread at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.
Top with butter once you remove from the oven or your favorite jam.
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**Fun Facts! - Irish Soda Bread began popping up in the mid-19th century when baking soda first became available for use as a raising agent.
Easier and cheaper than traditional yeast. Also, traditional recipes call for buttermilk. However, in some recipes, the buttermilk is replaced by live yogurt (as I did here) or even stout. Which is on my to-do list!
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Irish Soda Bread Recipe
- In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until well combined.
- Add the yogurt, oil, and honey to the bowl and mix well. You may need to use your hands to get all of the ingredient incorporated completely.
- Flour a clean counter-top and knead the Irish Soda Bread dough slightly for about 30 seconds. Form into a nice round shape. Grease a cake pan and place the round dough into the center of pan. Cut a shallow X shape on the top of the round dough using a sharp knife or bread knife. Bake the bread at 350 degrees for 40 to 45 minutes.
- Serve warm! Top with butter once you remove from the oven or your favorite jam.