Irish Soda Bread with Flaxseed

"This Soda Bread is a traditional Irish bread made from buttermilk, whole wheat flour and sometimes oats. It is very simple to make and does not require yeast or rising time. Moreover, no need to knead it!"
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 40mins
Serves or Makes: 1 medium bread

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  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons flaxseed
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup water


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven at 400°F.

  • Step 2

    ix the flour, oats, baking soda, salt and flaxseeds. Add the buttermilk, honey and water. Knead just a little bit a-with your hands, form a ball. You can add some oats on top to decorate.

  • Step 3

    With a knife make a cross. Place on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper and place in the oven for 40 minutes.

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