Irish Bread - The Spotted Dog

Irish Bread - The Spotted Dog Recipe

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This recipe has been posted here for play in Culinary Quest - Ireland. Recipe by - By Margaret Johnson.

Margaret M. Johnson is the author of seven cookbooks, including “Flavors of Ireland.”

Serve this lovely bread with soft butter.


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4 - 8 (1 loaf)
5 Min
1 Hr 5 Min


  • 3 c
  • 2/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 1/2 c
    raisins or half raisins and half sultanas (golden raisins)
  • 3 tsp
    caraway seeds
  • 2 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • ·
    soften butter for serving

How to Make Irish Bread - The Spotted Dog


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease and flour a 9 inch/22 cm round baking pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. Stir in the raisins and caraway seeds and then make a well in the center and stir in the eggs, buttermilk, and butter.
  4. Transfer the dough to the prepared pan and bake for about 1 hour, or until the top is golden and a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.
  5. Cool in pan on wire rack for 5 minutes and then invert the bread onto the rack and let cool completely before slicing.

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About Irish Bread - The Spotted Dog

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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