Vegan Irish Soda Bread

[recipe title=”Vegan Irish Soda Bread” servings=”8-10″]

Submitted by Mary Gospe

Adapted from Anna Thomas, The New Vegetarian Epicure


  • 1 3/4 cups plant milk (I use soy) + 1 Tbs. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbs. chia seeds, soaked in 3 Tbs. water
  • 2 Tbs. Earth Balance vegan butter, melted
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 cups organic white flour
  • 1 1/2 cups organic whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup organic rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup organic raisins
  • EVOO


  • Beat together the plant milk, chia seed mixture and vegan butter
  • Sift together the baking soda, baking powder, salt, white flour, whole wheat flour
  • Stir in the oats and raisins and then the milk mixture
  • Add more flour to make the dough less sticky
  • Transfer the dough to a well-floured board and knead, adding more flour as needed to keep it from sticking
  • Form into a large ball and cut in half
  • Form each half into a ball and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment or silicone sheets
  • Cut a shallow cross on the top of each loaf
  • Brush each loaf with olive oil
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes in a 375 degree oven
  • Cool the loaves on a rack prior to cutting and serving