Irish Soda Bread

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Moya Jarboe

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@moyasf

This is passed down from my Nana...

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Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    unsifted flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
    raisins
  • 1 Tbsp
    caraway seeds
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    buttermilk

How to Make Irish Soda Bread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375F
    Lightly grease a cookie sheet or use parchment paper
  2. Sift first five ingredients into a large bowl
    Add raisins and caraway seeds
    Cut in softened butter
    Add buttermilk
    Mix with a fork until moistened
  3. Move dough to a lightly floured surface
    Knead until smooth; tacky but not sticky (a little may need to be added)
    Shape into a ball
  4. Put on the cookie sheet
    Flatten to a seven inch mound
    Make a crosscut in the dough being careful not to cut even halfway through
    Bake 30-40 minutes until tapping the surface makes a hollow sound
  5. Serve immediately or wrap in a linen towel to keep
    Serves well plain or with butter

Printable Recipe Card

About Irish Soda Bread

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Irish



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