Irish Soda Muffins

Lynn Dine


A recipe I found while searching for Irish recipes on the Taste of Home website. This only makes six muffins, so great for smaller families, or double it for larger.


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    1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
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    1/4 cup plus 1 teaspoon sugar, divided
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    1 teaspoon baking powder
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    1/4 teaspoon baking soda
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    1/4 teaspoon salt
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    1/2 cup sour cream
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    2 tablespoons canola oil
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    2 tablespoons beaten egg
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    1/3 cup raisins

How to Make Irish Soda Muffins


  1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, 1/4 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, whisk the sour cream, oil and egg; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in raisins.
  2. Fill six greased or paper-lined muffin cups half full. Sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake at 400° for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Serve warm. Yield: 6 muffins.

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About Irish Soda Muffins

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Muffins
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish

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