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I baked the bread this morning and it turned out very well! I sub'd butter instead of margarine and added a handful of dried cranberries. It had a bit of a cake-like consistency with just a hint of sweetness. Since no yeast is involved, it's very easy and quick to put together, and to bake. I will be making this one again!

Ingredients:
4 cups all-purpose flour
4 tablespoons white sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup margarine, softened
1 cup buttermilk
1 egg
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup buttermilk


Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease a large baking sheet.
1. In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, salt and margarine. Stir in 1 cup of buttermilk and egg.

2. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead slightly. Form dough into a round and place on prepared baking sheet.

3. In a small bowl, combine melted butter with 1/4 cup buttermilk; brush loaf with this mixture. Use a sharp knife to cut an 'X' into the top of the loaf.
Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean, about 30 to 50 minutes. You may continue to brush the loaf with the butter mixture while it bakes.