Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Irish Soda Bread Buns

Irish soda bread is a very different bread wherein the raising agents are baking soda and buttermilk. This is a no-fuss bread which can be made very easily and tastes great.


I made these like small cup cakes or buns so that we can eat one at a time and also I was bored of making the regular bread or cake. There are many variations available for this bread. As usual people add a lot of spices, tutti fruities, dried fruits, dried grapes etc.. I kept it simple and just added some badams. Same way instead of buttermilk you can probably add yogurt and little water also. Being summer I had a stock of butter milk making my job easier.

RecipeSource: ammajirecipes
Country: Ireland



Ingredients 

All purpose flour - 2 Cups 
Baking powder - 1 Tsp 
Baking soda  - 1 Tsp 
salt - 1/2 Tsp 
brown sugar  - 3 Tbsp
badam - 1/2 Cup 
butter  - 1/2 Cup 
Egg  - 1
butter milk - 3/4 Cup



Method:

  • Pre-heat oven at 180C & brush a muffin pan with butter or alternatively line the muffin pan with small cups.
  • In a big bowl sift flour, baking powder & baking soda. Add salt and brown sugar to this and mix well.
  • Chop butter in to small pieces & add it to the flour bowl. 
  • In another small bowl whisk egg & buttermilk. 
  • Add the egg mixture to flour bowl & mix it well. Fold badams into the dough.
  • Dust the plain surface with flour & place the dough & form a ball of dough.
  • Arrange the buns in muffin pan & brush them with little melted butter on top. 
  • Bake them at 180C for 20 minutes. Then increase the temperature to 230C and bake them for another 10 minutes.
  • Once you see the brown crust & after a tooth pick comes out clean, remove the pan from oven. 
  • Allow them to cool & serve them with butter or your choice of jam. 






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12 comments:

  1. Ruchi you surely got this one so perfect!..very good choice and looks so inviting as well.

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  2. Such beautiful looking buns! Am sure they would have tasted as lovely as they look.

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  3. Good idea to bake the bread as mini buns.

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  4. I'm glad atleast one of us made the Irish soda bread, nice variation!

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  5. These buns look so so cute.Perfectly baked

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  6. Buns looks fabulous and you nailed it prefectly. Irish soda bread buns rock.

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  7. Such a classic recipe. Awesome pick for I

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  8. This is a great way to make the Irish soda bread. How puffed up and beautiful they look!

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  9. Perfect choice for the alphabet...and the bread has come out perfectly baked.

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  10. Beautifully baked Irish soda bread buns.

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  11. You made so perfect soda bread buns like we get here in Ireland. Kudos to your efforts.

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