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Vegan Irish Soda Bread

Vegan Irish Soda Bread

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins


  • 1½  c unsweetened soy milk
  • 1½  Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 c white flour
  • 2 c whole wheat flour
  • ½ c sugar
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp  vegan margarine
  • 1 c currants or raisins
  • 1 tsp caraway seeds, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl, combine soy milk and lemon juice. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, sift together flours, sugar, soda, and salt.
  • With a pastry blender or two knives, cut butter into dry mixture.
  • Create a well and pour in soy milk mixture and currants.
  • On a lightly floured surface, gently knead just until the dough comes together, 10 or 12 turns. Do not overwork or you’ll end up with a tough mess!
  • Shape into a disc about 1½” in height.
  • Cut an “X” into the top with a serrated knife and bake on prepared sheet for 40-45 minutes.