Here’s a quick, easy, delicious, and healthier soda bread with lots of flavor – the orange zest and currants insure that it’s never bland. It’s adapted from a recipe in Barefoot Contessa At Home by Ina Garten.
3 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for the currants
1 cup finely ground whole wheat flour*
4 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, in 1/2-inch dice
1 3/4 cups buttermilk
1 extra-large egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon grated orange zest
1 cup dried currants
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees, and line a sheet pan with parchment paper.
Combine the flours, sugar, baking soda and salt in the bowl [...]
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