Quick soda bread

Preparation info
  • Makes


    large Loaf
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in

By Alice Hart

Published 2018

  • About

You can use all plain white flour in this recipe to make it a bit more refined, or half rye or spelt flour to increase the nutty overtones. The dough might seem sticky and shaggy at first, but don’t worry – it’s meant to look that way. And remember that a light hand really does produce a light soda bread.


  • 250 g (9 oz) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 250 g (9


Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F/Gas 6) and line a baking tray with baking paper.

Sift the flours into a mixing bowl, adding all the bran you catch in the sieve except for 1 tablespoon