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Cheese and Onion Soda Bread

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

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  • Portion size 8


  • 2 cups 2cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1 cup 1cupwhole wheat flour
  • 1 cup 1cupshredded old Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspsugar
  • 1 tsp 1tspbaking soda
  • 1 tsp 1tspsalt
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupchopped green oniongreen onions
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupsbuttermilk
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupvegetable oil
  • 1 pinch 1pinchcayenne pepper


  • 1 tbsp 1tbspall-purpose flour
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Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

In large bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, cheese, onions, sugar, baking soda, salt and cayenne.

In small bowl, whisk together buttermilk and oil. Add to dry ingredients all at once; stir with fork until soft dough forms.

Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface. With floured hands, press dough into ball; knead lightly 10 times. Place on greased baking sheet; gently pat out dough into 6-in (15 cm) circle.

Sprinkle flour over loaf. With sharp knife, score large X on top of loaf. Bake in oven for about 45 minutes or until golden and tester inserted in centre comes out clean.

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