Irish Soda Buns
- 1 2/3 c
- all-purpose flour
- 2/3 c
- whole wheat flour
- 1/4 c
- 1 1/4 tsp
- baking soda
- 1/2 tsp
- 4 Tbsp
- unsalted butter, softened and cut into small pieces
- 1/2 c
- golden raisins
- 1 tsp
- caraway seeds
- 3/4 c
- plus 3 tbls. buttermilk
round cake pan with cooking spray.
sugar, baking soda and salt. With
fingers or pastry blender, cut in
butter until mixture resembles
coarse crumbs. Stir in raisins and
caraway seeds. Pour buttermilk over
top, and stir with fork until mixture
holds together. If necessary, add
more buttermilk, a little at a time.
surface and knead about 20 times or
until smooth. With lightly floured
hands, shape into 10 balls. Place in
pan. With small, sharp knife, cut an
X on top of each ball.
brown. Remove from pan and let cool
on wire rack. Makes 10 buns.