Honey and Rosemary Soda Bread recipe

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2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour, sifted
1 ½ cups coarse whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 sprig fresh rosemary, stemmed
1 pinch salt
1 ¼ cups buttermilk
6 tablespoons honey

Nutrition Info

356.7 calories
carbohydrate: 77.3 g
cholesterol: 2 mg
fat: 1.5 g
fiber: 5 g
protein: 10.7 g
saturatedFat: 0.5 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 292.5 mg
sugar: 19.9 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Mix all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking soda, rosemary, and salt together in a large bowl. Add buttermilk and honey, mix until a soft dough forms.

  3. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and knead until smooth. Shape into a round loaf approximately 8 inches in diameter. Score top of the dough with 2 shallow crosses, marking 8 wedges. Transfer to a lightly floured baking sheet.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 30 to 40 minutes. Tap the bottom of the loaf, it will sound hollow when done.

  5. Let bread rest for 10 minutes before slicing.

Recipe Yield

6 servings

Recipe Note

This is pure comfort food. There is nothing nicer than to cuddle up with my girlfriend in front of a warm fire and a movie while munching on thick slices of this bread hot from the oven dripping with melted country butter and warm honey with a big mug of milky tea.

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