Homemade Bread

Homemade Bread

I know lot's of you have cut out bread or try to have low GI diet. However Zest has been posting about bread and as I love baking the odd loaf I wanted to join in.

Even if you give the bread away I would say it's worth doing for enjoyability!

This is a loaf of soda bread I made the other week.

A very simple recipe, 330g plain flour, any kind, white, wholemeal, rye, or a combination * one teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda * half a teaspoon of salt

2 tablespoons of soft dark brown sugar * 300mls buttermilk or natural yoghurt

Preheat oven 180C, Gas Mk4. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl, then stir in the buttermilk/yoghurt. Knead very lightly and form into a rough ball, slightly flattened. Place on a greased baking tray, sprinkle liberally with flour and score a deep cross into the dough with a sharp knife. Bake for 50mins. When it's cooked it sounds hollow if you tap on the base of it.

Enjoy!

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  • Soda bread is one of my faves and that looks amazing :)

  • Cheers jimtom . I have made it quite a few times. I love the quick and easy method!

  • Its very popular where I come from, ill have to give it a go someday. :)

  • Yes do, you won't regret it! :-)

  • I will try, thanks Ruby :)

  • Looks lovely Ruby8 I love this kind of bread and as long as I count it, I can have it!

  • I love bread and cannot imagine not having it as part of my diet ☺ but I choose to only eat very nice bread, and this loaf looks delicious ☺

    Thank you for sharing ☺

  • Me too Anna61 ! :-)

  • Love soda bread I will pinch this recipe off you looks delicious.

  • Hi Ruby8 - your loaf looks absolutely delicious!!! :-) Yum! :-)

    Zest :-)

  • A rustic cob to rival the best that supermarkets can offer. Top marks, Ruby.

  • Looks fab! I love good bread too. The best bit about counting calories is that it's so easy to justify only earing the tastiest bread!

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