Potato Soda Bread

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The Potato Year: 300 Classic Recipes

The Potato Year

By Lucy Madden

Published 2015

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Like most soda bread, this is best eaten on the day of baking. It is a moist, crunchy bread that is lovely warm with jam or with a bowl of vegetable soup for lunch.


  • 6 oz (175 g) potato, cooked and sieved
  • 12 oz (350


Combine the flour, pinhead oatmeal, bicarbonate of soda (sieved) and salt in a large bowl. Rub in the butter or margarine and, still using your fingertips, mix in the potato.

Stir in the buttermilk – the mixture will seem wet but put it into a 2 lb (900</