Mike's Irish Soda Bread
How to Make Mike's Irish Soda Bread
- Cream the butter and sugar well until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes. Add eggs 1 at a time, waiting between until each is incorporated.
- Sift all the dry ingredients together in a separate bowl. Add the flour mixture and buttermilk alternating beginning and ending with the buttermilk on slow speed of mixer. Add raisins and mix in well.
- Spoon into two greased large loaf pans or three medium sized pans. Bake at 325 degrees. For two large pans bake for 1 1/2 hours. For three medium pans, bake for an hour and check for doneness.
Cool on a wire rack.