Mike's Irish Soda Bread

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Ingredients

1 c sugar
1/2 lb butter, softened
4 eggs
6 c flour
2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
6 tsp baking powder
2 1/2 c buttermilk
1 c raisins

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Susan McGreevy Recipe
x2
Lightly Salted
Port Jeff Station, NY
smcgreevy
Member Since Oct 2011
Susan's notes for this recipe:
This bread is so good, it's like cake. Delicious plain or toasted, with butter of course!
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Directions

1
Cream the butter and sugar well until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add eggs 1 at a time, waiting between until each is incorporated.
2
Sift all the dry ingredients together in a separate bowl. Add the flour mixture and buttermilk alternating beginning and ending with the buttermilk on slow speed of mixer. Add raisins and mix in well.
3
Spoon into two greased large loaf pans or three medium sized pans. Bake at 325 degrees. For two large pans bake for 1 1/2 hours. For three medium pans, bake for an hour and check for doneness.

Cool on a wire rack.

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user Kim Biegacki pistachyoo - Mar 26, 2012
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user Susan McGreevy smcgreevy - Apr 30, 2012
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