Vickys Mixed Fruit Irish Soda Bread GF DF EF SF NF

Vickys Mixed Fruit Irish Soda Bread GF DF EF SF NF

A delicious, yeast-free fruit bread to enjoy. Delicious toasted with ‘butter’ and marmalade


12 servings

  1. 180 ml light coconut milk

  2. 3/4 tsp cider vinegar

  3. 280 g gluten-free / plain flour (2 cups)

  4. 1/4 tsp xanthan gum if using gluten-free flour

  5. 3 tbsp granulated sugar

  6. 1 tbsp orange zest

  7. 1 1/2 tsp mixed spice / pumpkin spice

  8. 1 tsp bicarb of soda / baking soda

  9. 1/2 tsp baking powder

  10. 1/2 tsp salt

  11. 3 tbsp sunflower spread / butter

  12. 50 g dried mixed fruit / currants (1/3 cup)


  1. Add the vinegar to the coconut milk, stir then let sit out at room temperature for 15 minutes while you mix the rest of the ingredients

  2. Preheat the oven to gas 5 / 190C / 375F and line a baking tray with parchment paper

  3. Mix the flour, xanthan gum, sugar, mixed spice, bicarb, baking powder, salt and orange zest in a large bowl

  4. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs

  5. Add the currents then make a well in the middle of the mixture

  6. Add the soured milk and mix in until you start to form a dough. You may need a couple extra tbsp milk if using gluten-free flour

  7. Knead the dough a little bit to bring it together then shape into a round loaf on the baking tray, about 7 inches in diameter

  8. Score an X on the top of the loaf with a sharp knife and bake for 35 – 40 minutes or until golden on top and hollow sounding when tapped underneath

  9. Let cool on a wire rack then slice and enjoy toasted and spread with some butter

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