Category: Viking-age

Viking Skillet Bread


Viking Skillet Bread

A variation of Irish Soda Bread.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 12 slices
Calories 238 kcal


  • 3 cups flour whole wheat, barley, or oat flour works
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2-1/2 cups buttermilk
  • oil to grease the skillet


  • Preheat oven to 450ºF and gather ingredients.
  • Oil the cast iron skillet.
  • Sift flour, salt, and baking powder together in a bowl and make a well in the middle.
  • Slowly add the buttermilk and mix together. Make sure the dough is moist.
  • Move mixture into the skillet and pat into shape.
  • Bake for 15 minutes at 450ºF then lower the temperature to 375ºF and bake for 20 minutes more (35 minutes total).
  • Remove from skillet and allow to cool 30 minutes or so.



Calories: 238kcalCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 9gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 836mgPotassium: 62mgFiber: 8gSugar: 2g
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