Olive Brown Soda Bread
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Olive Brown Soda Bread

By crowebar2 (GoodFood Community)
  • Rating: 5 out of 5.1 rating
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes Loave
A twist on brown Irish soda bread


  • 400g Wholemeal Flour
  • 50g Self-raising Flour
  • A handful of sunflower and pumpkin seeds
  • 1tsp Baking Soda
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1 Egg
  • 100g Black Olives
  • 350ml Buttermilk
  • A pinch of dried rosemary


  • STEP 1
    Preheat fan oven to 230 C.
  • STEP 2
    Place all the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
  • STEP 3
    Add the egg and milk to the bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • STEP 4
    Chop up the olives and add to the dough and mix through.
  • STEP 5
    Line a 1 pound tin with parchment paper and add the mixture. The dough will be very wet and fill the tin easily.
  • STEP 6
    Score the length of the dough with a knife to help even cooking.
  • STEP 7
    Cook at 230 C for 10 minutes then reduce the temperature to 190 C and cook for a further 55 minutes.
  • STEP 8
    Allow to cool, covered, on a wire rack.
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