Breads

Rosemary, Bacon and Parmesan Cheese Irish Soda Bread

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I recently went to Dublin and tried soda bread for the first time and it tasted amazing! Unlike most types bread this bread uses bicarbonate soda instead of yeast as the rising agent. This works due to a chemical reaction involving the acidic buttermilk and the alkaline bicarbonate soda. The bicarbonate soda breaks down into carbon dioxide, which causes the bread to rise. So here is my take on a classic Irish Soda Bread recipe.

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Ingredients:

Soda Bread:
400g Plain Flour
200ml Buttermilk*
2tsp Bicarbonate Soda
1tsp Salt
3tbsp Chopped Rosemary
6 x Rashers of Streaky Bacon (chopped)
80g Parmesan Cheese (grated)
1. Pre-heat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas Mark 4, then in a large mixing bowl add the plain flour, bicarbonate soda, salt, chopped rosemary, grated parmesan cheese and chopped streaky bacon. Mix all of the...
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Nutritions

Calories
22

Sodium
17mg
0% DV

Fat
0.46g
0% DV

Protein
0.7g
1% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
0.3g
1% DV