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Soda Bread recipes anyone?

I made soda bread for the first time last year and it suprised me by being good. But I didn't make note of my recipe or source. So is there much variation between recipes and who has a good one? Also please let me know how far ahead I can bake this or if it has to be the day before or same day. How many to make for 30 people?

asked by nutcakes over 5 years ago
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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 5 years ago

Here's my mother's recipe for Irish Brown Soda Bread. (It's savory rather than sweet.) http://www.food52.com/recipes...

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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 5 years ago

Sorry, missed the second part of your question. This bread should be eaten within 24 hours, and for 30 people I'd make 3 loaves.

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fiveandspice

Emily is a trusted source on Scandinavian Cuisine.

added over 5 years ago

This is my favorite soda bread: http://simplyrecipes.com...
It doesn't have fennel in it, but if you like fennel you could simply add a Tbs. of seeds. This bread will keep about 2 days. But, if you're not eating it the day of, I'd recommend toasting it.
And I second Merrill about the 3 loaves for 30 people, and would even consider making 4.

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fiveandspice

Emily is a trusted source on Scandinavian Cuisine.

added over 5 years ago

And by fennel, I mean caraway. Had a temporary brain fart about the appropriate seed for soda bread (though fennel is actually tasty in it too!).

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added over 5 years ago

Thanks! I'll try one or the other, maybe both for variety. Totally forgot to check the food52.com archives.

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added over 5 years ago

I love this Melissa Clark recipe that appeared in the Times a few years back: http://www.nytimes.com.... It's definitely on the sweeter end of the spectrum, but it is delicious and it keeps pretty well, so you could probably make it the day before.

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added over 5 years ago

My first exposure to Irish Soda Bread used dill seed -- any feedback?

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added over 5 years ago

I've made Nigella Lawson's 'irish oaten loaves' (basically, mini soda breads) many many times recently. They're extremely easy & very very good, can accompany almost anything. Here's a link from a blog that features the recipe: http://vipantrywedonthaveablogblog...