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Irish Soda Farl

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"'Farl' means four, so pat your dough into a 1.5-inch-thick round and cut into four pieces. Serve warm with butter and jam or use as part of an Ulster Fry. Mmmm! If you can find soda bread flour, use it in place of self-rising flour."
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21 m servings 253
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 pieces)


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  1. Heat a heavy-bottomed skillet over medium heat.
  2. Mix the self-rising flour and buttermilk together in a bowl until a workable dough forms; turn out onto a lightly floured work surface.
  3. Pat the dough into a 1 1/2-inch thick round.
  4. Cut the dough into 4 wedges.
  5. Sprinkle enough all-purpose flour into the bottom of the skillet to lightly coat.
  6. Cook the dough in the hot skillet until evenly browned and cooked through, about 8 minutes per side.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 253 calories; 1.2 50.8 8.4 2 858 Full nutrition

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These are exactly what I remember eating in Ireland. It can't be any easier than this. (For those who don't have self rising flour add 1 1/2 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt to each cup of A...

I just had to try this interesting recipe. I did make my own self-rising flour and shaped the dough into six rounds and baked at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. I was not disappointed. They were q...

Can't believe how simple these were! I did add 1/4 cup of old fashioned oats to the buttermilk and let them sit for a couple minutes before adding them to the flour. Just finished baking them i...

Quick, easy and delicious!