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Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day with this easy and protein packed Irish Soda bread!

2 C flour
1/4 C brown sugar
1/4 C Protein Essentials Hydrolyzed Collagen
2 T chia seeds
1 t baking powder
1 t baking soda
1/2 t salt
3 T butter, diced
2 eggs, divided
3/4 C buttermilk

Preheat oven to 375 and grease a baking sheet.
In a large bowl whisk to combine flour, sugar, collagen, chia seeds, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter using pastry knife (or two knives). Mixture should be crumbly. In a small bowl whisk one egg and buttermilk. Add liquid mixture to dry ingredients. Mix just until moistened.
Turn dough out onto floured surface. Knead for 1 minute. Shape dough into a round loaf. Place on prepared pan. Cut a deep cross on top on bread. Beat remaining egg and brush over loaf.
Bake for 30-35 minutes. Enjoy!
Simple, protein packed and festive.