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Soda bread

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Origin of dish:  Europe
Type of cooking:  Oven
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 35 minutes

    450g plain flour
    1 level teasp. bread soda
    1 heaped teasp. Bextartar (cream of tartar)
    Pinch of salt
    25g soft margarine
    1 egg whisked with 250ml buttermilk


Preheat oven to Gas Mark 6, 200ºC (400ºF). Sieve the dry ingredients into a big bowl. Rub in the margarine. Pour in the egg and buttermilk mixture and stir well. Turn out onto a floured board and knead lightly for a minute or two. Shape into a round, flatten slightly. Place on a baking sheet. Mark with a deep cross and bake in the preset oven for approximately 35-40 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

© Bord Bia

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