Chocolate Irish Soda Bread
Family Tested & Approved
semi-sweet chocolate chips
buttermilk or milk
Combine in bowl flour,sugar,baking powder, baking soda and salt. Using 2 knives,cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Stir in raisins and chocolate chips.
In a bowl combine milk and egg and beat well. Add to flour mixture and stir till dry ingredients are moistened.
On floured surface knead dough about 3 minutes and then shape into flattened ball.
Place on greased cookie sheet or baking pan to fit.Put an X on top of dough with a sharp knife about 1/2 inch deep.
Combine egg yolk and water and brush on top of bread.
Bake at 375 degrees for 50-60 minutes till golden.