Irish Soda Bread and Guinness Butter

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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

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

  • 1Preheat oven to 350F. Grease 1 9 inch round pan. In mixer bowl combine flour, caraway, raisins, cubed butter, sugar, baking powder, salt, baking soda.
  • 2In 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.
  • 3With 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.
  • 4Baste 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!

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About Irish Soda Bread and Guinness Butter

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