This is the best Irish Soda Bread Recipe you’ll serve at your kitchen table!
When you are looking for an original Irish Soda Bread recipe, make sure you choose one that doesn’t have a lot of special ingredients or complicated steps.
This homemade soda bread is one of the top recipes for St. Patrick’s Day.
Irish Soda Bread Recipe
Sometimes the best recipes are often the most simple to make.
And because this recipe is easy to put together, you’ll not want to skimp on the buttermilk.
The buttermilk is an important ingredient. You don’t want to choose a recipe for Irish Soda Bread without buttermilk or it just won’t taste like the traditional bread everyone loves.
The best soda bread in my opinion, is just a moist Irish Soda Bread traditional recipe like the one below.
Gather these ingredients to make your Soda Bread.
Then scroll down for full Irish Soda Bread Recipe Measurements and instructions on creating this recipe – including a full recipe card that you can print for free that helps you shop and create easily in your kitchen!
Original Irish Soda Bread Ingredients:
- Baking Soda
- Baking Powder
How to Make Soda Bread
Preheat oven to 375.
Grease a baking sheet.
Mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, and salt.
Add 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup buttermilk and egg to dry ingredients and mix until combined.
Flour work surface.
Turn out dough and knead briefly.
Shape dough into a round shape and place on prepared sheet.
Whisk together 1/4 cup melted butter with 1/4 cup buttermilk.
Brush loaf with buttermilk mixture.
Cut an X in the top of the loaf.
Bake 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
Brush with buttermilk mixture every 15 minutes or so while baking.
More great recipes for St. Patrick’s Day:
- Irish Beef Stew
- Homemade Shamrock Shakes
- Irish Potato Candy
- Guinness Bread
- Green Velvet Cupcakes
- Guinness Cupcakes with Bailey’s Buttercream
Irish Soda Bread
- 4 cup Flour
- 4 tbsp Sugar
- 1 tsp Baking Soda
- 1 tbsp Baking Powder
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/2 cup softened Butter
- 1/4 cup melted Butter
- 1 1/4 cup Buttermilk
- 1 Egg
- Preheat oven to 375.
- Grease a baking sheet.
- Mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
- Add 1/2 cup butter, 1 cup buttermilk and egg to dry ingredients and mix until combined.
- Flour work surface.
- Turn out dough and knead briefly.
- Shape dough into a round shape and place on prepared sheet.
- Whisk together 1/4 cup melted butter with 1/4 cup buttermilk.
- Brush loaf with buttermilk mixture.
- Cut an X in the top of the loaf.
- Bake 45 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the middle comes out clean.
- Brush with buttermilk mixture every 15 minutes or so while baking.
Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.