Irish Soda Bread with Caraway Seeds


A delicious and easy recipe.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 5 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 25 mins
8 servings


  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • 3 cups raisins

  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds

  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten

  • 1 ¼ cups buttermilk

  • 1 cup sour cream


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch round cast iron skillet or a 9 inch round baking or cake pan.

  2. In a mixing bowl, combine flour (reserving 1 tablespoon), sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, raisins and caraway seeds. In a small bowl, blend eggs, buttermilk and sour cream. Stir the liquid mixture into flour mixture just until flour is moistened. Knead dough in bowl about 10 to 12 strokes. Dough will be sticky. Place the dough in the prepared skillet or pan and pat down. Cut a 4x3/4 inch deep slit in the top of the bread. Dust with reserved flour

  3. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 65 to 75 minutes. Let cool and turn bread onto a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

511 Calories
9g Fat
100g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 511
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 543mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 100g 36%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 2mg 8%
Calcium 164mg 13%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 389mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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