Irish Soda Bread

Need something distinctly Irish to complete your St. Patrick's Day festivities? Soak up that delicious mug of beer with a belly full of this bread!

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Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Ingredients
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar, plus additonal for sprinkling on top
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seed
  • 1 egg
  • approximately 1/2 cup buttermilk (or soured milk)
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Preparation Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a bowl, mix together flour, salt, sugar, baking soda and baking powder. Cut in butter, then add raisins and caraway seed. Break egg into a measuring cup and add enough buttermilk to equal 3/4 cup. Add the egg mixture to the flour. Mix until blended and knead dough. Shape into one large or two small rounds. Make a cross on top with a knife and drizzle with melted butter. Sprinkle lightly with sugar. Bake in a greased iron skillet, or on a greased cookie sheet, until golden (approximately 30 minutes).

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