Anita's Sour Cream Irish Bread

Sandra McGrath


Irish bread has a taste of it's own and sometimes comes out dry.This recipe that my mother-in-law made every St. Patrick's Day is more moist and delicious than any I've had.Since she has passed,I now make it in tribute to her every St. Patrick's Day which makes it very special to my family.


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2 loaves
15 Min
45 Min


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  • 1/2 c
    margarine or butter softened
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 2
  • 1 c
    raisins, (i like yellow)
  • 16 oz
    sour cream
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 4 c
  • 1 tsp
    caraway seeds (optional)

How to Make Anita's Sour Cream Irish Bread


  1. Cream margarine and sugar. Add sour cream.Mix in the eggs.Sift in all the dry ingredients.Add raisins. Placed in two greased loaf pans.Bake 350 degrees for 45 minutes to an hour.

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About Anita's Sour Cream Irish Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Irish

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