Flax Seed Soda Bread

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1-3/4 cups (425 mL) all-purpose flour

1-3/4 cups (425 mL) PC Organics Whole Wheat Flour

½ cup (125 mL) ground flax seed

2 tsp (10 mL) baking soda

1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) salt

1-1/2 tsp (7 mL) granulated sugar

1-1/2 cups (375 mL) 2% plain yogurt

2 PC Blue Menu Omega-3 Eggs, lightly beaten

Flax Seed Soda Bread

Soda bread is a great accompaniment to soups, and unlike yeasted bread, is easily made. Flaxseed adds nuttiness and essential omega-3 fatty acids. Like all soda breads, this is best eaten within 24 hours of baking when eaten fresh, but older bread also makes great toast. 

Serves: 10
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 50 minutes

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 290 calories

fat 5 g

omega-3 polyunsaturates 1.5 g

sodium 620 mg

carbohydrate 51 g

fibre 6 g

protein 11 g

Source of omega

Source of Fibre


Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Grease baking sheet.
In large bowl, whisk together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, flax seed, baking soda, salt and sugar. In another bowl, combine yogurt and eggs; using wooden spoon, stir into flour mixture until mixture forms a ball. Turn out onto lightly floured surface. Knead dough for 4 minutes or until smooth, adding extra flour as needed to prevent sticking. Form into a ball; flatten ball into 9-inch (23 cm) round. Place on prepared baking sheet. Using sharp knife, cut “X” across the loaf ¼-inch (5 mm) deep.
Bake in centre of oven for 40 to 50 minutes or until bottom sounds hollow when tapped.

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