Irish farls soda bread

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 127.7
  • Total Fat: 0.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.3 mg
  • Sodium: 387.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 4.4 g

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this is real soda bread from Belfast N. Ireland this is real soda bread from Belfast N. Ireland
Number of Servings: 8


    2 cups of flour
    1.25 tsp baking soda
    1 tsp salt
    1 cup low fat butter milk


heat a 9 inch cast iron pan on med low heat flour it
sift flour, soda and salt together
make a well and add butter milk
mix until dough makes a ball
flour a board
kneed dough 2-3 times make into a cake the size of pan
cook until browned about 20 mins per side
cut into quarters (farls) and stand on edge in pan to brown the cut side
wrap in tea towel until ready to enjoy (helps to wick the soda taste out)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MYKE8642.

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  • I think I overcooked them - got very crusty. Looked at a U-Tube video and think maybe they were on too high and I didn't know how to adjust the cooking time. 2nd try - I cooked on medium for @ 5 min /side, came out really well!! - 6/12/14

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  • I loves this and will definitely make this again . So great to know about if there is no bread in the house. - 4/13/11

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