Laurie Gordon Recipe

Light and Flavorful Irish Soda Bread

By Laurie Gordon LPGordon

Reduced the calories and added some flavor to a traditional recipe ~ I don't care for raisins, so though they are generally part of Irish Soda Bread, I omit them but throw them in if you like them!

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2 tsp
baking powder
1 Tbsp
baking soda
3 3/4 c
all purpose flour
5 pkg
1 tsp
16 ounce container light sour cream
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 Tbsp
light buttermilk
2 1/4 Tbsp
caraway seeds
extra flour
light butter spread (i use i can't believe its not butter)
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Directions Step-By-Step

Thoroughly spray a spring form pan with cooking spray.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Sift together the powder, soda, flour, sugar and salt.
In a mixing bowl, blend together eggs, sour cream, buttermilk and vanilla extract until thoroughly incorporated.
Add dry ingredients to wet and mix using blender then spoon. Mix in the caraway seeds.
Dip hands in a healthy amount of flour and transfer to pan. Dot with butter spread.
Bake about 50 minutes or until done depending on your oven's temperature.

** I serve with "Laurie's Corned Beef and Cabbage" recipe posted on this site and dip the bread in the "au jus" produced by the Corned Beef recipe. Yum!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breads, Other Breads
Collection: St. Patrick's Day
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #Irish, #st, #day, #soda, #Patricks