Happy St Paddy’s Day. Make some Irish Soda Bread today. It’s so quick, easy and delicious.
I am not Irish and I am not one to bake bread often. I like St. Patrick’s Day because it has been a special date for me since 1998 when something brilliantly life-changing happened.
To celebrate the day and that memory, I have made two different loaves of Irish Soda Bread. It could not be easier.
Americans, please note, this is the flour and caraway seeds kind, not the Irish-American sweet version. See here for the Irish Soda Bread debate.
Happy St. Paddy’s! (oh and yeah, it’s Paddy, not Patty)
For the darker loaf on the left:
- 1 3/4 cups wholemeal flour and 1 3/4 cups white strong bread flour
- 1 Tablespoon caraway seeds
- 1 Tablespoon fennel seeds
- 2 Tablespoons milled linseeds/flaxmeal (I didn’t have unmilled ones, but if I did, I would have put in 1 Tbsp only)
For the lighter loaf on the right:
- 1 3/4 cups…
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