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Aunt Kathy's Irish Soda Bread

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"My aunt's Irish soda bread which we all loved. Family from the County Cork."
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1 h 25 m servings 345
Original recipe yields 10 servings (1 loaf)


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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease and flour a heavy pan.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, raisins, caraway seeds, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Add eggs, buttermilk, and milk to the flour mixture; stir until evenly incorporated. Transfer dough to the prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until when the bread is tapped on top it sounds hollow, about 75 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 345 calories; 2.2 74.4 8.5 35 374 Full nutrition

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This was quite a bit sweeter than I prefer, but it calls for twice the sugar in my usual recipe. The texture is nice and it doesn't crumble so I'm happy with it. Thanks for sharing!

Fantastic! My whole family agreed that this was much better than store bought. Even my very picky son, who ate 3 pieces! I made it without raisins, cut the baking time down to 45 minutes and c...

Yummy and so easy to make! I have an old gas oven so I lowered the temperature about 30 degrees and it only took about 55 minutes to cook.

This soda bread is very easy to make & very tasty. I used a standard, large size (9" long) bread loaf pan. It baked in 75 minutes, as the recipe says, and the top and sides turned out very brow...