Bacon and Cheese Soda Bread

Servings: 1 yield(s)
  • 3 rashers dry cure bacon, chopped finely
  • 225 g self-raising flour
  • 40 g butter
  • 100 g strong grated cheese
  • 100 ml buttermilk
  1. Preheat oven to 190 C . Lightly grease a baking tray.
  2. Fry the bacon on a dry, hot pan.
  3. Sieve the flour and add the grated cheese and bacon.
  4. Melt the butter and add to the buttermilk. Pour into the flour mix and form a dough by gently mixing.
  5. Turn out onto floured table and gently shape round. Cut a cross on top of bread and transfer to the greased baking tray.
  6. Bake for 40 minutes. Allow to cool before slicing and serve with a real Irish butter.
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  8. Store in an airtight container. Toast a slice for warm breakfast option with poached eggs.