Brown Soda Bread

Brown Soda Bread

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup whole wheat flour
½ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

1 ½ cups fat-free buttermilk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray. Combine the flour, whole wheat flour, baking soda and salt in a large bowl. Add the buttermilk and stir with a wooden spoon until just moistened. Gather the mixture into a ball. On a lightly floured surface, knead the dough 2 to 3 times. Divide the dough in half and press into 2 round loafs. Transfer to the baking sheet. With a sharp knife, cut an X over the surface of each loaf. Bake until golden brown and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean, about 45 minutes. Transfer the loaves to a rack to cool completely. Cut each loaf into 12 slices.

Note: To store, wrap the cooled loaf in a clean tea towel and keep at room temperature. Soda breads may be kept this way for up to two days.

Nutritional content per serving: 110 calories; 0 grams fat and cholesterol; 12 milligrams sodium; 1 gram fiber; 4 grams protein.

Source: From Weight Watchers Inc.

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