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Irish Soda Bread Muffins

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars
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"One bowl, mix, bake for 20 minutes, and you have tasty muffins!"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 252
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 muffins)

Directions

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  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.

Footnotes

  • 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; 5 47.4 5.5 27 377 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

1.22.17 Scaled this down to 6 servings, and ended up with 6 perfectly-cooked muffins (sorry now I didn’t bake 12) at 20 minutes. This muffin is the best of savory and sweet, the raisn-caraway...

Most helpful critical review

Not much flavor. Put in extra raisins and no seeds. Topped with Turbinado sugar. They seemed to stick to the cupcake liners. Not something I will repeat.

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1.22.17 Scaled this down to 6 servings, and ended up with 6 perfectly-cooked muffins (sorry now I didn’t bake 12) at 20 minutes. This muffin is the best of savory and sweet, the raisn-caraway...

This recipe rates a 5 for ease of preparation. It's sweeter and closer to a muffin texture than Irish Soda Bread. To avoid over mixing the dough, I had the egg and buttermilk at room tempera...

I have made this recipe, but the recipe doesn't tell you that there's enough batter for 12 jumbo muffins. I only had one muffin pan so i put the rest in a loaf pan. Everything tasted great. I u...

This recipe was good. It is not very sweet. I had currants at the moment and used them. It was good. My actual qualm with it is that the batter sticks to the muffin paper cups. If I make this ag...

I serve these at the church I cook for when I do my St Patrick's day meal and everyone loves them

I made the Irish soda muffins for Christmas Eve and my hubby loved them. I had extra butter, so I brushed the tops. I did not have paper to line them, so I buttered a muffin pan. They came ou...

Finally! This recipe made the "Thanksgiving" cut! They were all gone! I have made Irish soda and a variety of breads and muffins for Thanksgiving for many years. They are a tough crowd when it c...

Not much flavor. Put in extra raisins and no seeds. Topped with Turbinado sugar. They seemed to stick to the cupcake liners. Not something I will repeat.

Family went wild over these! We even made them more healthy with half whole wheat flour and a few oats sprinkled in.