This quick bread is a very traditional part of any St Patrick’s Day Celebration. The addition of whole grain flour to the dough adds flavor and fiber.



Baking Time: 40 min
Total Time: 1 hour
Yield: 1 large loaf

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine dry ingredients & mix thoroughly to distribute soda and baking powder.
  3. Add enough buttermilk to form a soft dough.
  4. Knead on a lightly floured board for 2 – 3 minutes until smooth.
  5. Form dough into an 8″ round loaf and place on greased or parchment-lined cookie sheet.
  6. Using a sharp, floured knife, cut a cross on the top of the loaf.
  7. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until brown (should sound hollow when tapped).
  8. Let cool completely before slicing.
  9. Enjoy a piece with your favorite jam.

Recipe Tips and Tricks

No need to let rise! This bread uses the power of “soda” to get its spring in your oven.