Dutch Oven Irish Soda Bread with Cherries
This Super Easy Irish Soda Bread recipe is a tasty quick bread that can be baked in any kitchen.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 20 servings
- 2-1/2 cups buttermilk **
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 2 cups dried cherries
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Combine all of the dry ingredients into a medium mixing bowl. Whisk to combine.
Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the buttermilk. Mix with a wooden spoon until flour is incorporated. Knead a few times by hand if necessary.
Add the raisins and knead to combine. Form a ball from the dough.
Turn the dough out onto the baking sheet and form a 2" thick round loaf. Cut a 1-inch cross through the top of the bread with a sharp or serrated knife.
Bake for 30 minutes and then reduce the oven temperature to 400 degrees F for an additional 10 minutes. The bread is done when browned and sounds hollow when tapped.
Allow the bread to cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes. Wrap in an air-tight to store.
You can make your own buttermilk by adding 1 tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice per cup of milk. Let it sit for about 5 to 10 minutes and then add it according to the recipe instructions.
Recipe adapted from The Poco Loco Olsons
Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 257mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 450IU | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1.8mg