Delicious Eats

Vegan Irish Soda Bread

This vegan version of the hearty Irish classic was created by Kaity at Fare Isle. Kaity suggests enjoying it with smashed avocado or a spoonful of wild berry preserves.

Thanks for the recipe and photo, Fare Isle!


1 1/3 Cups unsweetened soymilk

1/3 Cup apple cider vinegar

2 Cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting

1 Cup whole-wheat flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 1/4 tsp baking soda

pinch of salt (optional)

4 Tbs extra virgin olive oil

1/2 Cup unprocessed wheat bran

1/4 Cup caraway seeds

1 cup dried currants


Preheat oven to 350 degress F. with rack in middle. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.


Mix soymilk and vinegar in measuring cup, and let stand until thickened, about 5 min.


Whisk together flours, salt, baking powder and baking soda in large bowl. Cut in olive oil using your hands until mixture resembles a coarse meal.


Add bran, caraway seeds and dates and stir to distribute.


Pour soymilk mixture into flour mixture and stir until dough just holds together but is still sticky. Divide dough in half. Turn half of dough onto lightly floured surface. Pat and press the dough gently into a round, dome-shaped loaf. Repeat with remaining dough.


Dust loaves with flour and transfer to prepared sheet. Cut an X into the top of each loaf. Bake, rotating sheet halfway through, until they are golden brown, about 1 hour. Tester should come out clean.