Cheese and Onion Soda Bread Cheese and Onion Soda Bread

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  • Portion size 8 servings


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup shredded old Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour


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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Cheese and Onion Soda Bread