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Irish Soda Bread
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cinnamon sugar (optional)
How to Make Irish Soda Bread
1Combine first 5 ingredients in a large bowl. Cut in shortening until crumbly.
2Stir in raisins and caraway seeds.
3Combine buttermilk and egg. Add to the crumb mixture.
4Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead gently 5 to 6 times.
5Divide dough in half, shape into 2 balls and pat each into a 6" round loaf. Place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
6Using a sharp knife, cut a 4" cross about 1/4" deep on top of each loaf.
7Brush with butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, if desired.
8Bake at 375 for 40 - 45 minutes or until loaves are golden brown.
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