I do not know where this recipe originated. It seems EVERYONE but me knew about it already. Me, I’ve never eaten soda bread, much less baked any. It said if the dough doesn’t feel right add a tiny bit more buttermilk. Well, I’d never touched the dough, so I decided a slightly sticky yet somewhat dry dough made with exact measurements was “right” and it sure tastes good. This took 45 minutes from “getting stuff on the counter and mixing by hand” to “putting finished loaf in a basket on the counter. I was patient for 10 minutes before hitting it with a bread knife and a wee bit of Nutella.
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
Preheat oven to 375 and lightly spray (cooking spray) the bottom of your pan. Mix your ingredients. Shape into a loaf and place on your baking sheet or pan. I centered it in an oval in a 9 x 13 pan.
What you see was taken from the oven is just 40 minutes and I’m going for seconds after I post this. Yum.