Homemade Soda Bread
- 500g (1lb) plain flour, plus extra for sprinkling
- 1tsp salt
- 1tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 30g butter, chilled and chopped
- 400ml (12½fl oz) buttermilk (or milk soured with a squeeze of lemonjuice), plus extra if needed
1. Heat the oven to 200°C (gas mark 6). Sprinkle a baking tray with a little flour. 2. Sift the flour, salt and bicarbonate of soda into a large bowl. Rub in the butter with your fingertips until the mixture looks like coarse breadcrumbs, then make a well in the centre. 3. Pour the buttermilk i...