soda bread


: a quick bread made especially with buttermilk and leavened with baking soda

Examples of soda bread in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This filling dish is a complete meal on its own, but a slice of Irish soda bread goes with it nicely. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 1 Sep. 2023 The World Cup helped the UK narrowly avoid a recession 🍀 Make Irish soda bread to celebrate the day 📬 Sign up for the Daily Brief Our free, fast, and fun briefing on the global economy, delivered every weekday morning. Diego Lasarte, Quartz, 16 Mar. 2023 White soda bread is often enjoyed as farls, toasted or fried and laid high with bacon and eggs, or in sweet varieties made with sultanas or even treacle. Maureen O'Hare, CNN, 17 Mar. 2023 What is not traditionally Irish, though, is this soda bread recipe. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 8 Mar. 2023 There's everything from traditional Irish recipes — like soda bread and hearty stews — to modern Irish-American favorites. Rachel Baron, Good Housekeeping, 25 Jan. 2023 According to Irish cooking authority Darina Allen, soda bread was created to make quick use of soured milk in the years before refrigeration. Beth Dooley Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, 10 Mar. 2021 But as soon as the last juices have been sopped up (preferably with brown bread or soda bread), our minds turn to sweets. Samantha MacAvoy, Good Housekeeping, 1 Feb. 2023 To give them a little taste of the Emerald Isle, go with this unique food basket, which includes breakfast tea, an Irish soda bread kit, truffles, cookies, caramels, fudge, and more goodies straight from Ireland. Corinne Sullivan, Woman's Day, 27 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of soda bread was in 1850

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“Soda bread.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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