Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread

My husband, Mike, brought home a recipe from work for Irish Soda Bread about 8 years ago.  It’s so goooood that I make it every year.

Irish Soda Bread Recipe

Irish Soda Bread

4 cups flour

½ cup sugar

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. salt

1 stick butter or margarine, softened

1 cup raisins

2 eggs

1 tsp. baking soda

1 1/3 cup buttermilk

Heat oven to 350 F.  Grease casserole dish/pan.

Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt; mix together.

Add butter and raisins; mix well.

In another dish beat one egg, then add baking soda and buttermilk.

Mix into dry ingredients until they are moistened and then shape dough into a ball and turn onto floured surface.

Shape and place in greased casserole dish/pan.

Cut a cross in center and beat remaining egg; brush across top.

Bake on 350 F. for 1 hour.

(Recipe for Irish Soda Bread was given to Mike from his work place)

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