Eunice Power - Outside Catering Company, Waterford, Ireland.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Brown Soda Bread (And Gluten Free Version)

10 oz extra coarse wholemeal flour
55g / 2 oz oatmeal  
6 oz Self raising flour 
1 tsp bread soda  
1 level tsp salt  
'dollop' of sunflower oil 
500ml buttermilk (at room temperature) 
A tablespoon of Jumbo Oatflakes 

Brown Soda Bread Ingredients (Gluten Free Version)
10 oz Brown Gluten free flour
2 oz Rice flakes
6 oz Potato flour
1 tsp bread soda
1 level tsp salt
'dollop' of sunflower oil
500ml buttermilk
A tablespoon of Sunflower seeds

Large / 2lb loaf tin.
  1. Mix self raising flour, sieved bread soda and salt into a large mixing bowl. Add the brown flour and oatmeal.
  2. Measure the buttermilk into a large measuring jug and add a 'dollop' of oil (to make approx 550ml fluid, no more!)
  3. Mix this into dry ingredients and pour into oiled loaf tin.
  4. Sprinkle oatflakes on the top (optional).
  5. Bake in pre-heated oven at 200oC / 400oF / Gas mark 6 for 40 - 45 minutes.
  6. Turn out onto rack to cool.