Irish Soda Bread and Guinness Butter

2
Malinda Coletta

By
@Professorchef

This version is one of the best yet...the house smells heavenly!

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 4 c
    flour
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 3/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    raisins
  • 1 Tbsp
    caraway seeds
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 c
    buttermilk

How to Make Irish Soda Bread and Guinness Butter

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease 1 9 inch round pan. In mixer bowl combine flour, caraway, raisins, cubed butter, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda.
  2. In measuring cup with buttermilk add one egg and beat. in a separate bowl take remaining egg and a bit of water and beat - reserve this to brush dough with just prior to placing in the oven.
  3. With mixer on low speed add buttermilk and egg mixture. Mix until just blended do not over mix. Place dough on floured surface add a bit more flour to top of dough ball and knead for about 10 strokes to make a ball. Place in greased pan.
  4. Baste with egg wash then cut a cross on the top with a sharp knife. Bake for 1 1/2 hours. Allow to cool and wrap in plastic wrap this goes stale quickly. A great addition to the final product is Guinness Butter...2 sticks of room temp butter 3 oz of Guinness 3 tablespoons honey beat in mixer. Served on this bread is very yummy!

Printable Recipe Card

About Irish Soda Bread and Guinness Butter

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Collection: St. Patrick's Day
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 33 Comments & Reviews

Treat Yourself To Pumpkin Desserts Recipe

Treat Yourself to Pumpkin Desserts

Kitchen Crew

It's pumpkin season! Everywhere I food shop, pumpkin, pumpkin everywhere. And you know what... that's OK with me. I love to eat anything pumpkin in the fall especially when it's...

15 Simple Banana Bread Recipes

15 Simple Banana Bread Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

15 banana bread recipes you'll go bananas for!

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

23 Blissful Blueberry Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

I mean, who doesn't love blueberries? From breakfast to dessert, these blueberry recipes are berry phenomenal.