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Soda Bread

Servings: 6-8 Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 HOUR


450g wholemeal flour
2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
2 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp salt
25g hemp butter (or ghee)
1 tbsp honey
275ml organic milk (or soya or hemp or 1/2 milk 1/2 yoghurt)
2 tsp hemp seeds
1 tsp whole hemp seeds


1. Mix flour, hemp seeds, bicarbonate of soda, cream of tartar and salt together. Melt butter and honey over gentle heat.

2. When butter has melted, remove from heat and add milk. Pour into flour and mix to a soft firm dough. Add a little more water if necessary. Knead lightly and form into a round loaf. Place on a baking sheet and cut a cross in the middle. Press the whole hemp seeds lightly into the top of the loaf. Leave in a warm place to prove for around thirty minutes. Bake for thirty minutes at 200°C.