My Irish grandma taught me this recipe, and I swear I make it all year long!

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Indulge in the comforting flavors of Ireland with this traditional dish, Irish Soda Bread. With its humble origins in Ireland and its need for just a handful of everyday ingredients, this bread rose to prominence in the nineteenth century due to its accessibility and the ease with which it could be prepared. If you're looking for an easy way to make homemade bread, it's a lifesaver for families like ours. No matter the season, this bread is always a favorite, but particularly on St. Patrick's Day, whether we're celebrating our Irish roots or just appreciating its humble simplicity. Impressive crust on the outside and rich and soft inside—the perfect vehicle for your favorite jam or butter—make this bread a must-try.
This adaptable bread is ideal for soaking up savory, rich ingredients, and it goes well with robust stews. It goes well with traditional Irish fare like corned beef and cabbage, but it also makes a delicious snack when paired with honey or aged cheddar cheese. Toasted Irish soda bread with a little butter is a quick and easy way to start the day.

Simplified Irish Soda Bread

Eight to ten servings
Four cups of all-purpose flour (plus more for dusting) and one teaspoon of baking soda are the ingredients.
Ingredients: - 1/4 cup of buttermilk - 1 teaspoon of salt
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