Because quick breads like these are, in my book, the swiftest path to baking pride. Oatmeal soda bread. You might also like: Defrost it at room temperature then reheat or toast. Soda bread is best used within 2-3 days of baking.

1 tsp baking soda Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix them together with a spoon until it forms a sticky dough. Photograph: Romas Foord/The Observer This … Pour dough into a greased bread pan … Freeze for up to 3 months. Store it at room temperature, ideally wrapped in baking paper or similar. Baking soda is our leavening agent and if you remember from my baking soda vs baking powder page, baking soda requires an acidic ingredient.

More soda bread recipes. Do not use baking powder– you will need an excessive amount in order for this bread to rise and that much baking powder will leave a chemical aftertaste.

You can freeze soda bread, either whole or part of a loaf in a chunk or slices. Baking Soda: This is a quick bread, so the bread rises without the use of yeast.

Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Sodium bicarbonate (IUPAC name: sodium hydrogen carbonate), commonly known as baking soda (especially in North America and New Zealand) or bicarbonate of soda, is a chemical compound with the formula Na HCO 3.It is a salt composed of a sodium cation (Na +) and a bicarbonate anion (HCO 3 −).Sodium bicarbonate is a white solid that is crystalline, but often appears as a fine powder.