Fennel Soda Bread

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This soda bread is so delicious. It was the topic of conversation at the table when I served it with dinner. Everyone loved it! Perfect on St Patrick's day with Irish stew or on its own.

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon fennel seed

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 ¾ cups buttermilk

  • 2 teaspoons melted butter

  • 3 tablespoons butter, chilled

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 10 inch round cake pan.

  2. In a large bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, sugar, and fennel seed. In another bowl, stir together the eggs, buttermilk, and melted butter. Stir the wet ingredients into the flour mixture, until just blended using a large spoon. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan. Dot with the 3 tablespoons of chilled butter.

  3. Bake for about 1 hour in the preheated oven, or until puffed and golden. Cut into wedges and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

222 Calories
5g Fat
39g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 222
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 361mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 104mg 8%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 108mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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