Viking Brown Bread – Scandinavia’s Soda Bread
A rustic brown bread, similar to Irish Soda Bread!
Servings: 8 people
- 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour
- 1 cup all purpose flour
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup warm water
- 1/3 cup oats + 1 tablespoon
Combine flours, baking soda and salt.
Add oats and water. Mix until you have a shaggy dough.
Transfer to a lightly floured surface and knead until the dough comes together.
Transfer to a cookie sheet.
Brush the top with a little water and add the remaining oats on top.
Bake in a 375 F oven for 45 minutes.
Don't be tempted to add more water while kneading. Just keep kneading - it will come together.
Don't preheat the oven!
THIS IS A DENSE BREAD - BEST ENJOYED WITH SOUPS AND STEWS!
Calories: 152kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 215mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 2mg