Vegan Irish soda bread with walnuts

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I love bread and making your own vegan dairy-free Irish soda bread is the ultimate satisfaction.

For me good quality bread is very important, so I often go to artisan bakeries. However, nothing beats your own home-made bread! Baking it yourself, the smell when you take it out of the oven and the freshness;, nothing beats that. And you also know exactly what went into it. In this case only a very few ingredients and the process is really easy. Normally in Irish soda bread you have to use buttermilk but instead I am using plant-based milk and apple cider vinegar. Preparations only take about 10 minutes if that and then another 50 minutes in the oven.





I had a few slices with margarine and home-made jam (made by my mum). So yummy!



INGREDIENTS:


Dry ingredients:

  • 4 1/2 cups of self raising while wheat flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda (bicarbonate of soda)
  • 3/4 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt

Wet ingredients:

  • 470ml of plant-based milk
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar

Optional ingredients:

  • 1 or 2 handfuls of walnuts



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METHOD:

Preheat the oven to 180C (360F).


In a large glass or bowl mix together the dry ingredients (470 ml of plant-based milk and 2 tsp of apple cider vinegar). Stir with a spoon and let rest for at least 5 minutes.


Using a separate large bowl mix the dry ingredients together. I like adding 1 or 2 handfuls of walnuts as well. Roughly crumble them in your hands and add them. I think it makes the bread even more special.


Then combine both the wet and the dry ingredients in a bowl. Knead the dough just enough for it to be combined well. Don’t knead too much as the bread will otherwise get too dense.


Put on a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake in the oven for 50 minutes.


Take out, wrap in a kitchen towel and let rest for 30 minutes before eating it.


Enjoy!



Enjoy!
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