Susan McGreevy Recipe

Mike's Irish Soda Bread

By Susan McGreevy smcgreevy


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Susan's Story

This bread is so good, it's like cake. Delicious plain or toasted, with butter of course!

Ingredients

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

Directions Step-By-Step

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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Hashtags: #buttermilk, #raisins