Buckwheat Soda Bread
This buckwheat soda bread is low in fat, gluten-free and high in fibre. This is a low GI bread, which makes it a great alternative for someone watching their blood sugar.
MAKES 1 LARGE LOAF
- 360ml (1½ cups) soya milk
- 2 tbsp cider vinegar
- 500g (3⅓ cups) buckwheat flour
- 2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
- 1 tsp salt
- Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6. Mix the milk and cider vinegar together and leave for a couple minutes to curdle, creating buttermilk.
- Mix together the buckwheat flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt in a bowl. Then slowly pour in the buttermilk, whilst mixing, to form a dough.
- Turn the dough out onto a floured surface and knead for a couple of minutes. Shape the dough into a large ball, place onto a baking tray and flatten slightly. Score a large cross in the centre of the dough and place in the oven to bake for roughly 40-50 minutes. To test if the bread is cooked tap the bottom, it should sound hollow.
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