We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. Carry on browsing if you’re happy with this, or see our Cookie Policy for more information.

Medieval oat soda bread

A lot of Medieval breads made use of oats, so for this soda bread, I've used oats in place of some of the flour. It is vegan friendly.

Like this? Share it with your friends.


Report abuse

Ingredients

8oz oats (blended to oatmeal)

8oz strong white bread flour

1 tsp salt

2tsp level bicarbonate of soda

1tsp scant of cream of tartar

3 tbsp vegetable margarine

1 tsp white sugar

350ml soya milk

1 tsp apple cider vinegar

Method

Preheat your oven to 160 degrees/140 degrees fan. 

Put the soya milk in a separate bowl, add the apple cider vinegar and set aside to curdle. This mimics the consistency of buttermilk, always popular in soda breads. 

Put your blended/fine oatmeal, flour, salt, bicarbonate, cream of tartar and sugar in a bowl and mix well. 

Rub in the vegetable margarine. 

Add in all the soya milk and knead into a rough dough. It should be quite a wet dough. 

Place the dough on a lined baking tray and form into a circle, putting a horizontal and vertical slash in the top with a sharp knife. 

Cook for approx. 35 to 45 minutes until golden in colour and hollow when the base is tapped. 

This is nice served in torn up chunks with cheese and salad. 

Added by: Grahame Huskisson


Tags: Bread Oats Soda Bread

Add comment

Add a recipe & get 15% off

If you add a recipe with a photo to the Shipton Mill website, we will send you a voucher for 15% off your next order from the Flour Direct shop.

15% off Flour Direct

It's very easy, just click here to visit your "My Shipton Mill" page to get started.

Flour Direct Shop update

Dear Customers,

Due to a temporary suspension of some services by couriers, we are currently unable to offer delivery to the Republic of Ireland, or overseas. This is being looked into urgently, and as soon as services resume we’ll update you here. Deliveries to Northern Ireland can now begin again.

If you live in the Republic of Ireland, please don’t order for the moment, as we are unable to get the order to you.

Deliveries

Keep safe and well

The Shipton Millers