White Soda Bread

Recipe from my Granny

Sinéad Donohue

My Granny's Soda Bread
Sinéad Donohue


  • 1 lb Self-raising Flour
  • 2 oz Margarine
  • ½ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ Pint Buttermilk


Put all the dry ingredients into a mixing bowl.  Rub in the margarine.  Beat the egg and add to the buttermilk.  Add to dry ingredients, mix to form a nice stiff dough.  Put onto a flowered baking tray.  Place in a preheated oven Gas Mk9 – Electric 200oC or 350oF.  Bake for 40 – 45 minutes lowering the heat to Gas Mk6 – Electric 190oC or 300oF after 5 or 6 minutes.


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