Love Irish soda bread with raisins with a good cup of tea or coffee. You can add an egg wash to the top of the bread and then sprinkle with sugar before baking, if desired.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
18
Yield:
2 loaves
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

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  • Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl. Add buttermilk, butter, and eggs. Knead together with your hands or use an electric mixer; add raisins. Split dough in half and form into 2 loaves. Place on the prepared baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center of each loaf comes out clean, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

387 calories; protein 8g; carbohydrates 63.6g; fat 11.7g; cholesterol 49mg; sodium 581.7mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 4 stars
04/13/2020
almost the same aI have made for over 50 years but by half. I add a Tablespoon of caraway seed and a whole cup of raisins for 4 cups of flour. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
03/18/2020
Easy to prepare. Personally I'd cut back on the butter a tlbsp or two. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
04/13/2020
almost the same aI have made for over 50 years but by half. I add a Tablespoon of caraway seed and a whole cup of raisins for 4 cups of flour. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
03/18/2020
Made it for an office party. Everyone thought it was great. Read More
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