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Soda Bread

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Wholemeal spelt 265g
Buttermilk 265g
Salt 5g
Bicarbonate of soda 8g


Pre heat your oven to 230C with a baking stone or thick baking tray on a shelf.
In a bowl mix the salt, bicarbonate of soda and flour very well.
Add the buttermilk and mix quickly until it is all incorporated and there are no dry bits.
Turn out on to a well-floured surface, flour your hands then gently shape the dough into a round.
Slide onto a floured peel and deeply cut in a cross.
Slide into to the oven on a pizza stone or thick baking tray.
Bake at for 15- 20mins until light golden and sounds hollow when the bottom is tapped.

Butter milk alternatives

2/3 natural yoghurt + 1/3 milk
Oaty cream + 1tbsp vinegar or lemon juice
Whole milk + 1tbsp vinegar or lemon juice

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Tags: Bread Soda Bread

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