Soda bread

20 Dec

Soda bread

  • 4 c. spelt flour
  • 1 3/4 c. kefir + water combined (about half each)
  • 2 Tbs. unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. caraway seeds (optional)
  • 1 c. currants (optional)

Soak the flour in the kefir&water overnight.  Cover the currants with water and soak overnight as well.

The next day, drain the currants and set aside.  Place the dough, butter, baking soda, and salt in the assistent.  Mix on low for about 3 min.  Sprinkle in the seeds and drained currants.  Plop on parchment paper and bake for 45-55 min in 350 degree oven.

*Variations in lieu of caraway seeds and currants

  • 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 Tbs. fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 3/4 c. soaked raisins, 1/3 c. rapadura, 1 Tbs. cinnamon
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