Irish Soda Bread with Dill
Recipe adapted from Canadian Living
This easy to make Irish Soda Bread with Dill is a variation of the traditional Irish Soda Bread. Serve it with your favourite Irish stew for a delicious meal!
unbleached all-purpose flour
whole wheat bread flour
chopped fresh dill
1-3/4 to 2
Place a rack in the centre of your oven and preheat oven to 425ºF.
Grease or line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Sift flour, sugar, salt and baking soda into a large bowl, add the chopped dill and blend it in well with your fingers.
Make a well in the centre and add 1 and 3/4 cups of the buttermilk, start mixing it with your fingers until the bread comes together, if needed add more buttermilk, one tablespoon at a time.
Turn the dough out onto a flour dusted surface and knead the dough a few times until it comes together into a ball shape. Don’t over knead the dough.
Transfer the dough onto the baking pan and using a sharp knife score a wide cross, about 1/2 of an inch deep on the dough.
Place the pan onto the middle rack and bake for about 32 to 35 minutes, the bread should be brown and sound hollow when you tap the bottom of it.
Remove the bread from the oven and let it cool for about a half hour before slicing and serving.
Serve with salted butter and enjoy!
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