Irish Soda Bread Muffins


These Irish soda bread muffins are easy to make in one bowl. Simply mix, then bake for 20 minutes to get twelve tasty muffins!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
12 muffins


  • 3 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup raisins

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 ¾ cups buttermilk

  • 1 egg

  • ¼ cup butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners.

  2. Mix flour, raisins, 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, caraway seeds, baking powder, salt, and baking soda in a large bowl.

  3. Whisk buttermilk and egg together in a small bowl. Stir into flour mixture. Fold butter into the batter.

  4. Spoon batter into the prepared muffin tin.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 20 to 30 minutes.

    close up view of Irish Soda Bread Muffins in a kitchen towel lined basket

Cook's Note:

For a golden top, brush muffins with more melted butter and top with demerara sugar before baking.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

252 Calories
5g Fat
47g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 252
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 377mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 107mg 8%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 205mg 4%

* 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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