About this recipe:For best results with this soda bread recipe, handle the dough very lightly, and you will get 4 very delicious loaves.
500g (1 1/4 lbs) wholemeal flour
125g (4 1/4 oz) bread flour
5 tablespoons porridge oats
1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1 teaspoon salt
600ml (1 pint) buttermilk
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:45min › Ready in:55min
Preheat oven to 220 degrees C (gas mark 7). Lightly grease two baking trays.
In a large bowl, stir together wholemeal flour, bread flour, oats, bicarbonate of soda and salt. Gently mix in the buttermilk until a soft dough is formed. Knead very lightly. Divide dough into 4 pieces; form into rounded flat loaves. Mark each loaf with an 'X' and place on prepared baking trays.
Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 30 to 45 minutes.