This simple no-knead, one-rise bread is Myrtle Allen's version of one developed at the request of the British government during World War II.
This ingenious recipe—invented for an Irish college student with limited resources and experience—can be made with little more than, yes, a pint glass.
The baking tradition is one of the richest and most varied aspects of Ireland's culinary heritage. This recipe for Brown Soda Bread comes to us from Darina Allen's Irish Traditional Cooking: Over 300 Recipes from Ireland's Heritage (Kyle Books; 2012).
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