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light and flavorful irish soda bread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Laurie Gordon
Stillwater, NJ

Reduced the calories and added some flavor to a traditional recipe ~ I don't care for raisins, so though they are generally part of Irish Soda Bread, I omit them but throw them in if you like them!

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min

Ingredients For light and flavorful irish soda bread

  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking soda
  • 3 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 5 pkg
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • 1
    16 ounce container light sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    light buttermilk
  • 2 1/4 Tbsp
    caraway seeds
  • extra flour
  • light butter spread (i use i can't believe its not butter)

How To Make light and flavorful irish soda bread

  • 1
    Thoroughly spray a spring form pan with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2
    Sift together the powder, soda, flour, sugar and salt.
  • 3
    In a mixing bowl, blend together eggs, sour cream, buttermilk and vanilla extract until thoroughly incorporated.
  • 4
    Add dry ingredients to wet and mix using blender then spoon. Mix in the caraway seeds.
  • 5
    Dip hands in a healthy amount of flour and transfer to pan. Dot with butter spread.
  • 6
    Bake about 50 minutes or until done depending on your oven's temperature. ** I serve with "Laurie's Corned Beef and Cabbage" recipe posted on this site and dip the bread in the "au jus" produced by the Corned Beef recipe. Yum!