Riley family Soda Bread

Riley Family Soda Bread Recipe

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Elizabeth Chuan-Riley


Easy and delish! As we are the Irish family amongst our friends, I always make several loaves of this to share on St. Patrick's day. With or without raisins, you'll love it!


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15 Min
35 Min


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3 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
2 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
1 c
low fat buttermilk
1/2 c
natural applesauce
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
1/2 c
raisins, optional
2 Tbsp

How to Make Riley family Soda Bread


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray an 8 inch round cake pan with cooking spray.
  • 2In large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt. In small bowl, combine buttermilk apple sauce and butter.
  • 3Add apple sauce mixture to flour mixture; stir until mixture forms a ball.
  • 4Turn out dough onto well-floured surface; knead in raisins. If not adding raisins, knead 10 times. Pat dough into a 6" round.
  • 5Place dough in prepared pan. Cut cross in top of dough, 1/4 inch deep, with tip of sharp knife. Brush top of dough with milk.
  • 6Bake 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes. Invert onto wire rack; turn right side up. Cool completely before slicing.

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About Riley family Soda Bread

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish
Hashtags: #Irish, #st, #day, #soda, #Patricks

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