To be sure, a wee dram of Irish Whiskey me darlin’s
And a wee bit of the Soda bread with fresh butter.
1 lb of White flour.
1 teaspoon of bicarbonate soda.
2 pinches of salt. 12 to 14 fl.oz of milk, or preferable butter milk or sour milk.
First step to a great Irish Soda bread.
Three minutes and yer dun with only a wee thirty minutes to the baking of it.
Heat oven to F450 C or C230 – standard settings.
Pour in sieved flour in a bowl and make a well in the middle.
Pour in the milk or desired liquid.
Mix by hand or wooden spoon to a soft dough.
At this time, ye may wish to be adding raisins, olives or sundried tomatoes.
Wash off any trace of dough then using a rolling pin press into a round half an inch in thickness.
Mark with a palette knife into four sections.
Now pop into the oven and bake for 30 minutes. Test if it needs cooking a little more by pushing the knife gently through a section. If there is a sticky residue on the knife, you need to cook it a little more.
Well done. Now have plenty of fresh butter as a spread and enjoy.
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Katy lives on the South coast with her husband and a loving hyper friendly dog who likes to greet and lick everyone on sight. She has a BA Hons (Psych) BA Eng.Lit. MA in Religion and Mysticism and a Hon Dr. Science for research into pain control.
She was a psychologist and hypnotherapist before changing direction for full time creative writing, Her main genres are historical romance, crime and science fiction.